Smith-Thick

What Hope for the Children of Gaza?

Feb 12, 2014

Trials and tribulations of children in Gaza, as witnessed by health professionals Peter Smith and Catherine Thick. Childhood in Gaza is scarred by oppression and distress. In 1991, Israel ratified the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Article 37 states: "No child shall be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman...

A Firsthand Account of Life in Gaza (Part 2/2)

May 08, 2013

Over the past five years, humanitarian health workers Peter Smith and Catherine Thick have visited the Gaza Strip and the West Bank numerous times, providing health clinics and witnessing the everyday lives of the local population. The suffering they have seen in Gaza has prompted them to share their experiences,...

A Firsthand Account of Life in Gaza (Part 1/2)

May 01, 2013

Over the past five years, humanitarian health workers Peter Smith and Catherine Thick have visited the Gaza Strip and the West Bank numerous times, providing health clinics and witnessing the everyday lives of the local population. The suffering they have seen in Gaza has prompted them to share their experiences,...