Tagged: Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel

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Walking home from school in Gaza, boys

We want to see a just and lasting agreement between Israelis and Palestinians that will bring an end to the occupation, and peace, security and prosperity for Israelis and Palestinians alike. Oxfam calls for a comprehensive negotiated solution based on international law and we support the two-state solution called for by the international community.

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Schoolgirls wade through a dirty sewage water. Photo: Alun McDonald/Oxfam

One year since the ceasefire between the Government of Israel and Hamas, the promised economic improvements for people in Gaza have failed to materialize.

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Daily power cuts in Gaza affect daily life in Gaza. Photo: Karl Schembri/Oxfam

The new Israel-Palestine negotiations must make up for 20 years of missed opportunity since the Oslo Accords. All parties must halt actions on the ground which continue to undermine the chance of peace.

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A year after all 27 EU countries committed to challenging settlement expansion, forced displacement, and demolition of Palestinian property in an unprecedented Foreign Affairs Council statement, approvals for illegal settlements have increased.

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Crossing the Gaza gates. Photo: Oxfam

With a ceasefire holding, Oxfam sees an opportunity to break the cycle of violence and lift the blockade once and for all.

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Since January 2009, the government of Israel has restricted Palestinian fishing boats to three nautical miles from Gaza’s coast – a limit enforced by live fire

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An Israeli airstrike has destroyed one Oxfam supported, left another damaged in North West Gaza City.

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Daily power cuts in Gaza affect daily life in Gaza. Photo: Karl Schembri/Oxfam

As the impact of days of violent escalation worsens for civilians in Gaza and in Israel, a group of 38 aid and development agencies today urged world leaders to take swift action to enforce a ceasefire in order to protect civilian lives and infrastructure and prevent another widespread humanitarian disaster in Gaza brought on by a prolonged military confrontation.

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