Khudari: Gaza suffering reached unprecedented
GAZA, (PIC)-- MP Jamal Al-Khudari, the head
of the popular anti siege committee, has warned that the humanitarian suffering
in the Gaza Strip had reached an unprecedented level due to the Israeli siege
and continued closure of crossings.
Khudari, in a statement on Wednesday, called
on the Arab and Islamic countries and the international community to immediately
act to save the besieged Palestinians in Gaza, who are the target of the most
dangerous siege that affected their humanitarian, health, environmental and
The MP said that crises are daily escalating
in the Strip especially the electricity generation plant which has stopped
functioning for two weeks plunging 80% of Strip areas in complete darkness.
He noted that 80% of Gaza bakeries were out
of work due to the lack of wheat and cooking gas, which is needed to operate
UNRWA stopped extending aid to 750,000
refugees in the Strip as a result of the closure of all crossings and the
Israeli ban on entry of relief material and wheat, Khudari pointed out.
He said that shortages reached basic food
articles such as wheat, rice, oil and sugar, and stressed that the Israeli
practice is turning from collective punishment to genocide.