NGOs around the world are calling for a stop to arms sales to Israel and Hamas

A total of 16 humanitarian and human rights organizations are calling for this unanimously Ending the supply of weapons, spare parts and ammunition to Israel and Palestinian armed groups such as Hamas in order to prevent a major humanitarian catastrophe in the Gaza Strip and stop the loss of civilian lives.

Among them, Amnesty International, Oxfam, Doctors of the World and Save the Children are calling on all United Nations member states not to further inflame the crisis in Gaza and to put pressure on the government of Benjamin Netanyahu to demand an immediate and permanent ceasefire. Vicente Raimundo, director of international cooperation and humanitarian assistance at Save the Children, says: “Enough is enough.”

“Let’s stop complaining about this humanitarian crisis.” “There is a risk that these weapons being transported into the area will be used to commit serious violations of international humanitarian law.”says Vicente Raimundo. And he adds: “As there is no final ceasefire and NGOs do not have the opportunity to advocate for an end to hostilities, this is one of the few measures still on the table.” Because “Gaza is for boys and girls become the most dangerous place in the world. Also works as a journalist or humanitarian worker. “Schools have become a battlefield,” he laments.

These humanitarian organizations – including Save the Children, Amnesty International, Oxfam, Doctors of the World and Plan International – denounce thisThe Israeli bombings have destroyed many homes, schools, hospitals, water infrastructure and refugee camps. and warn of an increased risk of heinous crimes.

The result after almost four months of war in Gaza is More than 25,000 Palestinians (at least 10,000 children) died and more than 62,000 were injured. More than 85% of the population has been forced to leave their homes and 9 out of 10 Palestinians cannot eat every day, according to the UN.

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