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New report from ActionAid and Oxfam: International community must prevent further actions by Israel to forcibly displace Palestinians

  • Date: 08/04/2024
  • Author: Jo-Ann Ward

A new report highlights how six months of Israel’s devastating military assault on the Gaza Strip has precipitated a catastrophic humanitarian crisis and the forced displacement of nearly two million Palestinians within the besieged enclave. Read the report “Compelled to Flee” here. The report from ActionAid and Oxfam, titled “Compelled to Flee”, says while Palestinians.....

Directors of ActionAid in Ireland and the US on three questions Taoiseach Leo Varadkar must ask US President Joe Biden during their Washington meeting to mark St. Patrick’s Day

  • Date: 13/03/2024
  • Author: Karol Balfe and Niranjali Amerasinghe

The scale of suffering and violence in Gaza is horrific. In just five months, 31,000 people, 70% women and children, have been brutally killed. Around 80% of Gaza’s 2.3 million people have been driven from their homes. Children are now dying from starvation due to lack of aid, and famine is imminent.  The reality is that all of this.....

Women have experienced the war on Gaza in deadly and brutal ways

  • Date: 08/03/2024
  • Author: Karol Balfe

The war on Gaza has been brutal and deadly. In just five months, an entire people has experienced unbelievable trauma and unprecedented levels of death.  But the suffering endured by women in particular in this awful and illegal war has been immense. The statistics are horrific. Two mothers are killed every hour, 8,400 women are.....

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