Gazan intellectuals launch campaign to solve humanitarian crisis

Palestinian activists, intellectuals, academics, writers and journalists launched a popular and electronic campaign aiming at saving the Gaza Strip from an ongoing humanitarian crisis. They said the coastal enclave, which is ruled by Islamic Hamas movement and has been under a tight Israeli blockade for ten years, is suffering severe humanitarian crises which must stop with better life ensured for the population.

Abdul Karim Ashour, the campaign’s media coordinator, told reporters that the campaign will last three months, saying “it is against all security measures that turned the populations’ life in Gaza into torment and distress…Intellectuals, artists, doctors, writers, businessmen and journalists will intensify their efforts through their means of contacts with the authorities to end the suffering and the humanitarian crises that the population is living in,” he said.
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