Tribute to Dr. Eyad el Sarraj

A tribute in honor of the late Dr. Eyad el Sarraj was held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on October 28, 2014. The tribute was co-sponsored by 23 organizations and attended by hundreds of people. See the ‘Instilling Hope in Gaza’ program for a remembrance of Dr. el...

Remembering Dr. Eyad el Sarraj, 1943-2013

It is with a great sense of loss that we mourn Dr. Eyad el Sarraj, who died on December 17, 2013, at the age of 70 after a long struggle with multiple myeloma. Dr. el Sarraj, for whom human rights and mental health work went hand in hand, was the first practicing...

United Nations Report: Gaza in 2020 a liveable place?

A report by the United Nations Country Team in the occupied Palestinian territory in August 2012 suggests that Gaza will not be inhabitable by the year 2020. The conditions in Gaza as documented in a November 2011 report by a member of the European Parliament have...