#GazaUnderAttack | Rights NGO: Israel destroyed 250 economic facilities in Gaza in 25 days


Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

Staff at bombed power plant in Gaza 2014

Israel has destroyed 250 economic facilities during its war on the Gaza Strip, a human rights organisation told Anadolu news agency.Speaking to the news agency, Rami Abdo, the director of the Euro-Mediterranean Observatory for Human Rights, said that the Observatory’s teams in the Gaza Strip had monitored the destruction of 250 economic facilities, including 180 factories, since the start of the Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip on 7 July.

Abdo pointed out that the losses incurred by the economic sector in the Gaza Strip are unprecedented, stressing that Israel has dragged Gaza’s economy decades backwards.

He said: “We are talking about unemployment rates amounting to more than 40 per cent and an already deteriorated economic situation. We are witnessing a war that is destroying the economy completely, turning factories into piles of rubble and destruction.”

According to Abdo, the direct losses that…

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