Items by Jennifer Jones
- February 12, 2024 Jennifer Jones
An Israeli invasion of Rafah, the last Israeli-designated “safe” zone in Gaza, is imminent, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered civilians to be evacuated. Preparations by the Israeli military are underway to expand their ground offensive. According to the UN, there are more than 1.4 million Palestinians jammed...
- January 15, 2024 Jennifer Jones
We have arrived at a critical juncture following the historic hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) where Israel faced charges of genocide against Palestinians in Gaza. The war continues ablaze, surpassing 100 horrific days of death and destruction in Gaza. The harrowing death toll of men, women...
- January 8, 2024 Jennifer Jones
The first time I stepped foot in Gaza, I had scant appreciation of the political context. I wasn’t completely oblivious, however; I carried with me a blank slate of knowledge of the plight of the Palestinians. I had worked in development contexts, but this unfamiliar environment riddled by the...
- December 30, 2023 Jennifer Jones
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asserted: “The war is exacting a very heavy price, but we have no choice but to continue fighting.” This woeful statement underscores Netanyahu’s blinkered determination to exact maximum carnage and an unwillingness to engage in diplomacy. Foremost, this war has forced the most exorbitant price on...