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My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe

Original story at haaretz.com• 22 mentions • 2 months ago

haaretz.com 2 months ago

 
I talked to my family in Gaza earlier this week and asked them: "How do you sleep at night when you don't have electricity?" The temperature at night there doesn't go below 74 degrees Fahrenheit, and humidity is high. My 12-year-old sister answered: "We don’t." She explained that even if they try to sleep, open all the windows, drink a lot of water - still, they can’t breathe. If they lie down, they spend hours sweating profusely while listening to the Israeli drones’ intimidating noise outside, with nowhere to go. They prefer to stay awake at night until they can't ...
 
 
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19 Jul
Adbusters @Adbusters
'How do you sleep at night when you don't have electricity?' My 12-year-old sister answered: 'We don’t.' https://t.co/xs8on14aQA
18 Jul
Mikael Johansson @HumanRights666
My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe https://t.co/4jV9kA6EHA
18 Jul
#generalstrike @AlleyesonGaza
RT @jvplive: My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe https://t.co/YXjObuDER3
18 Jul
Daniel Piotrowski @drpiotrowski
RT @tinyfleu: "We can't breathe" - Gaza is hell on earth https://t.co/AxRjpIv4fp
17 Jul
Ryan Anderson @beyondorange
RT @haaretzcom: Opinion: My Family in Gaza Tells Me, "We Can't Breath" https://t.co/K5AyFkV1WL
17 Jul
Joseph Dana @ibnezra
RT @Boutaina: My family in #Gaza tells me: We can't breathe - #Palestine #LifeUnderOccupation https://t.co/4EA1BfUgAZ
17 Jul
#اوقفوا_الفحم#NoCoal @MahinourBadrawi
RT @jvplive: My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe https://t.co/YXjObuDER3
17 Jul
Palestine Today @PalestineToday
RT @jvplive: My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe https://t.co/YXjObuDER3
17 Jul
Murtaza Hussain @MazMHussain
"If they lie down, they spend hours sweating profusely while listening to the Israeli drones’ intimidating noise." https://t.co/FezMmHaVzi
16 Jul
Sharmeen Obaid @sharmeenochinoy
No one really cares about the #Palestinians- secret deals with Isaraelis are new norm for some Arab leaders: https://t.co/NJFg4tFFEp
16 Jul
USACBI @USACBI
“The war is coming. I'm beginning to believe I'm going to die before I even experience living." #FreeGaza... https://t.co/IF87W5AKGs
16 Jul
fran foley ;-)! @franniebobannie
RT @Ramdog1980: Top story: My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe - Opinion - Israel News… https://t.co/bMA7yKm9lS, see more https://
16 Jul
CJ Werleman @cjwerleman
"The war is coming, and I am beginning to believe that I am going to die before I even experience living." https://t.co/epZJU990Vz
16 Jul
Masarat Daud @masarat
RT @haaretzcom: "We are now living the absolute worst.” A harrowing account from Gaza https://t.co/K5AyFkV1WL
16 Jul
Leslie Mac @LeslieMac
My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe https://t.co/O8zp75z3NA
16 Jul
Martin Fanjul @ClimateChange_1
RT @haaretzcom: "We are now living the absolute worst.” A harrowing account from Gaza https://t.co/K5AyFkV1WL
16 Jul
Viva La Revolución🏴 @70torinoman
RT @haaretzcom: "We are now living the absolute worst.” A harrowing account from Gaza https://t.co/K5AyFkV1WL
16 Jul
(((BradleyBurston))) @bradleyburston
.@muhammadshehad2 My family in Gaza tells me: We can't breathe https://t.co/Qgd3kmQhce
16 Jul
Haaretz.com @haaretzcom
Opinion: My Family in Gaza Tells Me, "We Can't Breathe" https://t.co/K5AyFkV1WL