- August 22, 2008
- 5 minutes read
Haneyya asks Red Cross to work on lifting siege on Gaza
During his meeting with the delegation headed by Katrina Ritesy, the director of the Red Cross mission in
The premier urged the mission to make every possible effort to bring medical equipment into
He also called on the mission to visit Palestinian detainees in PA jails to verify the news talking about transferring some of them to hospitals as a result of torture.
Haneyya listened to a detailed explanation from Ritesy about the mission”s activities in
The mission director hailed the great cooperation and flexibility shown by the prison authority in
She also promised to spare no effort to fulfill the appeals made by premier Haneyya especially with regard to patients, detainees and visiting PLC speaker Aziz Dweik in Israeli jails to be informed about his health status.
In a serious development, the health ministry in
The ministry appealed to the Arab League, the organization of the Islamic conference and the Red Cross to urgently intervene to pressure the IOA to lift its suffocating siege on the Strip and to open all crossings especially the Rafah border terminal to save the lives of patients.