How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon: Another Example

Was a July water agreement between Israel and the PA a sign of better times to come? Shaddad Attili, former PA Minister of Water, doesn't think so. "Even when the parties were agreed in principle on a project, Israel used its power to force Palestinians to accept less than what is fair," he writes. 

Be sure to watch the three videos imbedded in the article; they will give you a deeper understanding of the water situation for Palestinians.

Politics of water: Stealing Palestinian resources

 A Palestinian woman bathes her son with water from a tank filled by a charity inside their dwelling in Khan Younis in the southern  Gaza Strip on July 3, 2017. [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]

A Palestinian woman bathes her son with water from a tank filled by a charity inside their dwelling in Khan Younis in the southern  Gaza Strip on July 3, 2017. [Mohammed Salem/Reuters]