The Palestine Podcast #4: Eva Bartlett on ‘The Illegal and Inhuman Israeli Siege of Gaza’
The Palestine Podcast showcases a selection of lectures, talks and interviews featuring leading experts and social justice activists active on the Palestine-Israel issue. Brought to you by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
PP#4 – Eva Barlett on ‘The Illegal and Inhuman Israeli Siege of Gaza’ [2014-03-29] – (Download here)
INFO: Eva Bartlett is a Canadian activist and freelance journalist. Since November 2008 she has spent cumulatively 3 years in Gaza, volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement and documenting the various facets of life under siege.
During this talk, which was organised by individuals in Dublin as part of a wider speaking tour, Eva outlined the different Israeli policies on Palestinians in Gaza, including preventing farmers from farming and fishermen from fishing and enforcing this restriction through lethal means. She talked about the layered aspects of the blockade on Gaza, including: electricity outages, export restrictions, sanitation crises, water contamination, medicine shortage, educational obstacles, and manufactured poverty. She also discussed the 2008/9 and 2012 Israeli attacks on Gaza.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this podcast reflect the opinions of the speaker(s) only and do not reflect the views of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign unless otherwise explicitly stated.