The Gaza Blind Spot

Recorded February 25, 2022

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This webinar is Part 3 of an 8-part series of webinars. For more information regarding this series, and links to the other sessions, please click here.

Featuring Mkhaimar Abusada (Al Azhar University in Gaza City), Jehad Abusalim (American Friends Service Committee), and Tania Hary (Gisha).

In this session we explored issues related to Gaza, including the longstanding Israeli blockade and deliberate isolation of Gaza from the rest of Palestine and the world; the competing and complementary roles of Hamas, the Palestinian Authority, Israel, and Egypt; and how Gaza fits into the broader Palestinian picture. 

Resources shared during the webinar

Mukhaimer Abusada

Jehad Abusalim & AFSC

Tania Hary & Gisha:

Other links

UNRWA’s page on the Gaza Strip: 

UN/OCHA Report – “The Humanitarian Bulletin | Gaza after the May escalation – November 2021” 

Mezan Report: “On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, Al Mezan issues a new report: ‘The Gaza Bantustan—Israeli Apartheid in the Gaza Strip’” 

From the archives: “Document on Calorie Figures in Gaza Blockade Stirs Dispute” 

“Anger as Palestinian Authority cuts Gaza salaries and pays late” 

“UN rights council to investigate crimes during Gaza conflict” 

“Supporting the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism: Working Together to Rebuild after Conflict” 

Report by Israeli channel 11 TV (with English subtitles), “Disengagement – an Israeli achievement or failure?” [in which Israeli policymakers discuss Israel’s approach towards Gaza and various “visions” for the future]