Gaza students appeal to the world to intervene to save their school year

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

[ PIC 09/11/2013 – 10:20 AM ]

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GAZA, (PIC)– Students in Gaza appealed to the international community to immediately intervene to save their school year that is threatened due to the continued power outages after the shutdown of Gaza’s power plant.

The operation of the Gaza power plant was totally stopped due to the lack of fuel and the Gaza Electricity Distribution Company (GEDCO) was forced to increase the hours of power outages which may last up to 18 hours daily.

GEDCO is forced to supply power to houses for only six hours daily which resulted in further deterioration in humanitarian conditions of the Gaza Strip’s population.

Nearly eighty students from Gaza schools, in addition to a number of teachers, participated on Thursday evening in a sit-in organized to reveal their suffering in light of the siege and the continued power cuts. The Islamic bloc organized the event near Fakhoura…

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