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Away from Home.
This is the story of Gaza, a seaside paradise turned into a heartbreaking paradox.
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Located along the Mediterranean Sea, the Gaza Strip boasts a beautiful 25-mile coastline with stunning water views and breathtaking sunsets.
It is also known as “The World’s Largest Open Air Prison”—a distinction it has achieved as a result of over 50 years of illegal occupation and a devastating 15 year blockade.
A potential world-class travel destination, Gaza has instead been reduced to a place where living is extremely difficult and visiting is next to impossible.
AN UNBELIEVABLE REALITY
A lack of clean water, rampant food insecurity and restrictions on movement in a place with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Gaza is potential mixed with pain.
The story of Gaza is incomplete without the traumatic history of Palestine. See how it all began and how we ended up here.
The British capture Jerusalem during World War I, and the Balfour Declaration expresses support for a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine.
The Nakba, which means “catastrophe”, marked the forced displacement of 700,000 to 800,000 Palestinians from their homes. Approximately 400-600 villages were destroyed, repopulated with Jewish settlers, or left abandoned.
The Qibya massacre involves an Israeli attack on the village of the West Bank, resulting in the deaths of Palestinian civilians.
The condition of Gaza is not an isolated symptom of occupation. See some of the daily difficulties endured by generations of Palestinians.
what WE'RE DOING:
A multichannel ad campaign to raise awareness about the conditions in Gaza.