End the genocide

Monday, Jun 17, 2024

The ongoing conflict in Gaza has cast a dark shadow on our collective conscience. The International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) call for an immediate halt to Israeli military operations in Rafah remains unheeded. Despite warnings of catastrophic consequences for Palestinian civilians, the ground incursion continues. This blatant disregard for the ICJ’s ruling and the resulting displacement of hundreds of thousands further exacerbates the humanitarian crisis. While the silence of the West regarding Gaza’s plight is deafening there is still hope. For those with a flicker of empathy remaining, the time for action is now.

We must explore avenues to directly aid those suffering. Humanitarian efforts need our support, whether through donations or volunteering. Every action, no matter how small, can help alleviate the suffering and prevent the shattering of countless more dreams. The children of Gaza deserve more than mere words. Let’s collectively push for a solution that brings an end to the violence and restores hope to their shattered lives.

Tahir Jamali

Shaheed Benazirabad