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Isra Namey


Isra Namey is a freelance writer based in Gaza. Her writings have appeared in the Electronic Intifada, Mondoweiss, Al Jazeera, and Middle East Eye.

A severe housing crisis in Gaza, worsened by the Israeli blockade, has put insult to injury for families and children.

22 October, 2019

In-depth: The killing of Yasser Murtaja, along with the shooting of numerous other journalists, shows Israeli contempt for accurate coverage of the atrocities in Gaza, writes Isra Namey.

13 April, 2018

Comment: Billed as a symbol of hope, the Gaza Reconstruction Mechanism has failed to live up to expectations, and instead aggravates economic and social woes, writes Isra Namey

24 November, 2016

Comment: Buoyed by UNESCO's ruling on the Al-Aqsa mosque, the time has come for Palestinians and their allies to challenge Israel's claims on the international stage, writes Isra Namey

07 November, 2016

Comment: Israel's systematic revocation of permits for Gazans wishing to travel through the Erez crossing is having a devastating effect on businesses in Gaza, writes Isra Namey.

25 October, 2016