To Gaza with Love
Social Media Day of Love in Action
For over a decade, the 2 million Palestinians in Gaza have lived under a brutal Israeli-imposed blockade. The impact has been devastating, so much so that the United Nations has said that Gaza could become uninhabitable by 2020.
Impoverishment, high unemployment, housing shortages, overcrowded schools, inadequate health services, and lack of sufficient access to electricity are among the daily challenges facing Palestinians in Gaza.
But when we visit Gaza, people tell us that one of the most difficult parts of the blockade is how it isolates them from the rest of the world. It cuts off travel, blocks trade, stops students from completing their studies abroad, and separates friends and families. Since mail systems are inoperable, the one opportunity to connect to Gaza is through the internet.
This Valentine’s Day, we want to use the internet to make sure that people in Gaza know that they are not forgotten, that we see their reality, and that we are committed to bringing change.
We hope our messages of love will help lift the spirits of those who daily suffer the indignities of life under military occupation and blockade. Please join us in this action on Feb. 14.
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