What’s the Gaza Strip?

On October 7, Hamas, a militant group primarily based within the Gaza Strip, launched a lethal assault on Israel, killing greater than 1,400 Israelis and kidnapping greater than 200. In retaliation, Israeli airstrikes had killed greater than 7,000 Palestinians when this video was revealed on October 27, and 1000’s extra have been killed since in Gaza, the place Palestinians have lived for many years below an occupation and blockade.

Since 1967, Israel has imposed tight restrictions on journey and important items resembling meals, gasoline, drugs, and water in its occupied territories. In 2007, these restrictions grew to become even tighter in Gaza after Hamas seized energy there. Since then, it has been almost unimaginable for Palestinians to go away Gaza or to entry an satisfactory provide of important items.

Immediately, the Gaza Strip, with a inhabitants of over 2 million Palestinians, is a sufferer of what many name “collective punishment” as Israel bombards its inhabitants, shuts off entry to the web, energy, meals, water, and drugs, forces them to go away their houses, and prepares for a floor invasion.

This newest episode of Vox Atlas explains how the expertise of Palestinians in Gaza obtained thus far, and what’s behind Israel’s occupation and its blockade of Gaza.

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