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Hla Shoman

The Psychological Trauma of the Siege on Palestinian Children in Gaza

December 30, 2020

The Gaza Strip has become the world’s largest open-air prison triggering a humanitarian crisis in which 1.9 million Palestinians live under. Besieged by the Israeli military, it has limited access to education, economic opportunities, medical aid, clean water and electricity, violating Palestinian human rights, particularly children. With over 50 per cent of people in Gaza under the age of 18, this man-made catastrophe has led…