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Gaza students tell of flooding, fuel shortages and 16 hour blackouts

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Students in Gaza and students in London are brought together every week in Skype conversations organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign. After a long break, the conversations resumed last week. Sajidah Patel, of Westminster University, recounts the conversation…

by Sajidah Patel

Finally after 10months of waiting, the Skype talks with students in Gaza are back on. The first talk once again reminded us of the difficulty the students in Gaza face on a daily basis. 30 minutes into our conversation and the video and audio from Gaza disappeared with their electricity.

However in what little time we did have, it felt amazing to just sit back, re-introduce ourselves and talk. The students in Gaza spoke in detail of the problems they faced between November and December when Gaza was deluged with continuous rainfall that resulted in flooding of the Strip.

The students spoke extensively on how continuous rainfall, and Israel’s…

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