These are the children and grandchildren of Palestinians who were forced out of their cities, towns, and villages by Zionist armed groups in 1948, in what became later Israel.
These people have been living under siege for the past 11 years.
These people live in the most densely populated area in the world, ( The Gaza strip is 365 square kilometers (141 sq mi) With around 2 million Palestinians on some 362 square kilometers) 80% of them live under poverty line “less than $2 US per person per day”.
They have electricity less than four hours a day… they don’t have clean water in the water system… They can’t fish freely in the Mediterranean because Israel puts limits to the accessible fishing areas…
Because of the energy restrictions in Gaza, they have to refrain from the need for a functional sewage system, and because of this Gazans is forced to pump this into the sea which pollutes their beaches.
Israel counted the number of calories each individual needed in Gaza and based on their calculation limited the amount of food allowed inside so that each Palestinian there would receive nothing more than a minimum of calories needed for survival.
The World Bank declared that Gaza Strip will become an area that is not suitable for human living by 2020. In 1948 the UN General Assembly passed Resolution 194 on The Question of Palestine, which..
“resolves that refugees wishing to return to their homes and live at peace with their neighbors should be permitted to do so at the earliest practicable date, and that compensation should be paid for the property of those choosing not to return…”
Article 13(2) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states,
“Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country”.