56 recipients of the Right Livelihood Award from 35 countries signed a statement in which they condemn the killing of hundreds of children and innocent civilians in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Forces, the indiscriminate firing of rockets by Hamas against Israeli civilians, and mourn the continued suffering of Gaza’s inhabitants. Read the statement.
Raji Sourani from Gaza (RLA 2013) comments on the escalating violence in the Middle East: “Five weeks ago, I was full of hope. A new national unity government had been formed and it seemed that, for the first time in seven years Palestine would be united. We thought that with reconciliation – with Hamas removed […]