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Gaza E.R.: Introduction

(August 14, 2007) In the summer of 2006, as internal battles fracture the Palestinian Territories, WIDE ANGLE provides a glimpse inside the conflict as it spirals out of control. Gaza E.R. follows doctors, nurses, and staff at Shifa Hospital, the largest in the Gaza Strip, as they struggle in the face of turf wars between Hamas, rival faction Fatah, and powerful families with competing agendas.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

World Links: Israel Exchanges Prisoners for Video, Burmese Opposition Leader’s Appeal Rejected

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 2nd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Iranian Opposition Rallies for Fifth Day, Peru’s Prime Minister to Resign

A round up of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 17th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Mutiny Ends in Bangladesh; Serb Leader Acquitted in The Hague

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Feb 26th, 2009 | Comments

Hamas Hiding in Shifa Hospital?

Israeli officials say that Hamas leaders are operating out of a bunker underneath Gaza's Shifa Hospital.

Jan 13th, 2009 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: Preview

In 2006, WIDE ANGLE visited Gaza's Shifa Hospital in the film Gaza E.R. Here's a preview.

Jan 6th, 2009 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: Fatah vs. Hamas

The divisions between the two main Palestinian political factions, Fatah and Hamas, are not religious - as nearly all Palestinian Muslims are from the Sunni branch of Islam - but rather ideological differences in objectives, governance, and relations with Israel.

Aug 14th, 2007 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: Map: In and Out of Gaza

The Gaza Strip is often described as the “world’s largest open-air prison” due to the virtual immobility of its population. The 1.4 million residents (three-quarters of them refugees and half under the age of 14) are surrounded by fences and walls to the north, east, and south, and have limited access to the Mediterranean Sea to the west.

Aug 14th, 2007 | Comments

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