A Looming Famine: Starvation in Gaza

Apr 30th 2024
  11:00 am

According to the Human Rights Watch, Israeli forces are deliberately blocking the delivery of water, food, and fuel, and using starvation of civilians as a method of warfare in Gaza which is a war crime according to international law. Join the Palestine Program for Health and Human Rights for a conversation about the starvation of civilians in the Gaza Strip. This webinar is co-sponsored by the Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative at the Harvard Divinity School, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University, and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.


Alex de Waal, an expert on mass starvation and the Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation

Michael Fakhri, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food and professor at the University of Oregon School of Law

Georgios Petropoulos, the head of the Gaza United Nations sub-office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Moderated by FXB’s Director of Research, Professor Jacqueline Bhabha, JD, MSc.

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