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Shaed  Amer Al Bayoumi (9), stands in her school yard. She was badly injured in July 31, 2014 in an attack that killed 4 of her family members. She went to Turkey for treatment. and needs further medical treatment. Due to her injury, she cannot hold a pen to write so sometimes her cousin sits with her at the school to help. The photo was taken on February 24 2015 as part of the #ObliteratedFamilies2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Shaed Amer Al Bayoumi (9), stands in her school yard. She was badly wounded on July 31, 2014 during an attack that killed four of her family members. Due to her injury she cannot hold a pen to write, so her cousin often sits with her at the school to help. This photo was taken on February 24 2015 as part of the #ObliteratedFamilies2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Ruins of the 3-storey- home of the Al Bayoumi family in Al Nuseirat refugee camp ; attacked on 31 July 2014. The attack left 13 people killed- 4 from the al Bayoumi family ; 3 of their extended relatives from the Zaqout family, 3 from the neighboring Abu Shoqa family and 3 from the al Assar, also neighbours. The photo was taken on February 24 2015 as part of the #ObliteratedFamilies2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Ruins of the three-story Al Bayoumi family home in Al Nuseirat refugee camp, after it was attacked on July 31, 2014. The attack left 13 people dead — four of them from the Al Bayoumi family; three of their extended relatives from the Zaqout family; three from the neighboring Abu Shoqa family; and three from the neighboring Al Assar family. This photo was taken on February 24, 2015 as part of the #ObliteratedFamilies2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Also published on July 30, 2014:
Blaming Palestinians for their own deaths
Amid Gaza war IDF buys ammunition from U.S. stock in Israel

An injured Palestinian child awaits treatment at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City following Israeli attacks, July 30, 2014. So far, Israeli attacks have killed at least 1,300 Palestinians and injured more than 6,900. At the same time, 56 Israeli soldiers have been killed, as well as three civilians in Israel. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

An injured Palestinian child awaits treatment at Al Shifa Hospital in Gaza City following Israeli attacks, July 30, 2014. So far, Israeli attacks have killed at least 1,300 Palestinians and injured more than 6,900. At the same time, 56 Israeli soldiers have been killed, as well as three civilians in Israel. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

A classroom lies damaged following the overnight Israeli shelling of an UNRWA school where some 3,300 Palestinians were seeking shelter, Jabalia, Gaza Strip, July 30, 2014. At least 20 people were killed in the attack which injured more than 100. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

A classroom lies damaged following the overnight Israeli shelling of an UNRWA school where some 3,300 Palestinians were seeking shelter, Jabalia, Gaza Strip, July 30, 2014. At least 20 people were killed in the attack which injured more than 100. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Also published on July 30, 2014:
Hope during wartime: A Palestinian return
Beyond protest: War and the Israeli Left
VIDEO: Hamas militants film infiltration of IDF base
Will there be peace if Palestinians lay down their arms?
WATCH: British Jews hold memorial for Gaza dead at Zionist Federation conference 

Israeli women activists staging a protest against the attack on Gaza at Hatzor Air Force base, Israel, July 29, 2014. The activists wore white overalls stained with red paint calling on the Israeli government to stop the strikes and bring an end to the siege on Gaza, also expressing concern regarding the suffering of civilians in southern Israel. Signs in Hebrew read (from R to L): "Blood of children on your hands", "Bombing civilians will not bring security", "Stop the massacre in Gaza" and "Remove the siege". (Keren Manor/Activestills.org)

Female Israeli activists stage a protest against the attack on Gaza at Hatzor Air Force base, Israel, July 29, 2014. The activists wore white coveralls stained with red paint calling on the Israeli government to stop its air strikes and bring an end to the siege on Gaza, also expressing concern regarding the suffering of civilians in southern Israel. Signs in Hebrew read (from R to L): “Blood of children on your hands”, “Bombing civilians will not bring security”, “Stop the massacre in Gaza” and “Remove the siege”. (Keren Manor/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Smoke rises above the sea port of Gaza city after an Israeli attacked builldings of fishermen, Gaza city, July 29, 2014.  (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Smoke rises above the sea port of Gaza City after an Israeli attack struck buildings belonging to fishermen, Gaza City, July 29, 2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Also published on July 29, 2014:
‘Unprecedented’ violence stalks anti-war demos across Israel
PHOTO: Israeli activists protest Gaza violence outside air force base
Not about tunnels: Israeli tanks take aim at central Gaza
WATCH: Whole Gaza neighborhood destroyed in an hour
Five Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza; Palestinian death toll hits 1,088

Palestinians gather around a child killed earlier in a playground in al-Shati refugee camp at the morgue of Al-Shifa hospital, Gaza city, July 28, 2014. Reports indicate that 10 people, mostly children, were killed and 40 injured during the attack which took place on the first day Eid. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Palestinians gather around a child killed earlier in a playground in al-Shati refugee camp, Al-Shifa hospital morgue, Gaza City, July 28, 2014. The attack took place on the first day of Eid, the holiday that follows Ramadan. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Displaced Palestinians in the first day of Eid, Gaza, July 28, 2014. More than 200,000 Palestinians have been displaced since the beginning of the Israeli offensive. 83 UNRWA schools turned into shelters for around 170,000 displaced civilians, as also many hospitals all over the strip. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

Displaced Palestinians on the first day of Eid, Gaza, July 28, 2014. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 28, 2014:
Protective Edge: The disengagement undone
Why did Israel reject Kerry’s ceasefire proposal?
Gaza becomes Syria: Middle East geopolitics 2.0
WATCH: Israeli teen refuses to serve in army, likely to face jail time

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Damage is seen inside the Al Aqsa hospital following an Israeli attack, Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, July 26, 2014. The direct attack, which took place on 21 July, killed at least 5 Palestinians and injured 70. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

A nurse walks through the damaged Al Aqsa hospital following an Israeli attack, Deir al-Balah, central Gaza, July 26, 2014. The attack, which took place on 21 July, killed at least five Palestinians and injured 70. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Funeral in Bani Suhaila for the 21 members of the Al-Najjar family, who were killed just before the ceasefire, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, July 21, 2014. The Al-Najjar family flew their homes in Khuza'a to take refuge fi-urther west. Khuza'a has been under heavy attacks and many fled their village as the Israeli army physically occupies the village. Israeli attacks have killed more than 1,000 Palestinians and injured around 5,000 in the current offensive. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Funeral in Bani Suhaila for 21 members of the Al-Najjar family who were killed just before the ceasefire was announced, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, July 21, 2014. The Al-Najjar family fled their homes in Khuza’a to take refuge fiurther west. Khuza’a was the site of heavy Israeli attacks throughout the war. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 26, 2014:
Why the EU needs to rein in Israel’s settlement policy
Why Israel won’t sign any ceasefire that’s fair
‘No more deaths’: Thousands of Israelis protest the Gaza war
Still no ceasefire agreement as Israel rejects Kerry proposal

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Family members and friends mourn next to the body of Mohammed al-Araj at his funeral ceremony at the Qalandiya refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 25, 2014. Al-Araj was shot and killed the night before during clashes with Israeli army following a protest against the Israeli attack on the Gaza. In the last four days 10 Palestinians were killed and around 600 were injured following clashes in the West Bank with Israeli forces.  (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Family members and friends mourn next to the body of Mohammed al-Araj at his funeral ceremony at the Qalandiya refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 25, 2014. Al-Araj was shot and killed the night before during clashes with Israeli army following a protest against the Israeli attack on the Gaza. In the last four days 10 Palestinians were killed and around 600 were injured following clashes in the West Bank with Israeli forces. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Clashes erupted between hundreds of Palestinians and the Israeli army during a demonstration in Solidarity with the Gaza Strip, at Huwwara military checkpoint, Nablus, West Bank, the early morning of July 24, 2014. At least three Palestinians were injured by live bullets. (Ahmad Al-Bazz/Activestills.org)

Clashes erupted between hundreds of Palestinians and the Israeli army during a demonstration in Solidarity with the Gaza Strip, at Huwwara military checkpoint, Nablus, West Bank, the early morning of July 24, 2014. At least three Palestinians were injured by live bullets. (Ahmad Al-Bazz/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 25, 2014:
Israel has alternatives to this war
COMIC: Google Glass for the Gaza gaze
‘The largest West Bank protest in decades’
Israeli, Hamas war crimes becoming increasingly hard to distinguish
2 Palestinians killed as thousands march from Ramallah to Jerusalem in support of Gaza
The danger of Jews who say ‘the world wants to see more dead Israelis’

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

 

Palestinian protesters run to take cover from live bullets shot by Israeli forces during clashes followin a protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in the Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah, July 24, 2014. Palestinians marched from Al Amar refugee camp to Qalandiya checkpoint to protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza. One protesters was shot dead by Israeli forces with live ammunition, and over two-hundred protesters injured. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Palestinian protesters run to take cover from live bullets shot by Israeli forces during clashes followin a protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in the Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah, July 24, 2014. Palestinians marched from Al Amar refugee camp to Qalandiya checkpoint to protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza. One protesters was shot dead by Israeli forces with live ammunition, and over two-hundred protesters injured. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Relatives of Palestinians killed during an Israeli attack on Beit Hanoun elementary schools mourn in Kamal Edwan Hospital, Jabalyia, Gaza Strip, July 24. The school was being used as a shelter by 800 people. The attack killed at least 17 and injured more than 200 of the displaced civilians. Israeli attacks have killed 788 Palestinians and injured around 5,000 in the current offensive, most of them civilians. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

Relatives of Palestinians killed during an Israeli attack on Beit Hanoun elementary schools mourn in Kamal Edwan Hospital, Jabalyia, Gaza Strip, July 24. The school was being used as a shelter by 800 people. The attack killed at least 17 and injured more than 200 of the displaced civilians. Israeli attacks have killed 788 Palestinians and injured around 5,000 in the current offensive, most of them civilians. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 24, 2014:
Ceasefire evasive as Palestinian death toll passes 700
AP: UN shelter shelled; more than 140,000 displaced
Israel during wartime: Loving our soldiers to death
Photos of the week: No end to the violence
How does SodaStream treat its Palestinian workers when the media isn’t looking?

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Palestnians carry Muhammad Qasem Hamamreh, after he was injured in the head at the early morning of July 23, during clashes with the Israeli army in the West Bank village of Husan, 2014. The day after he injured in the hospital. (Mustafa Bader/Activestills.org)

A Palestinian protester carries Muhammad Qasem Hamamreh after he was wounded in the head at the early morning of July 23, during clashes with the Israeli army in the West Bank village of Husan, 2014. (Mustafa Bader/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

A Palestinian walks in front of a destroyed home in the area of Shajaiya, Gaza city, July 23, 2014. The neighbourood of Shajaiya has been heavily bombed by Israel since Saturday night killing dozens of Palestinians and injuries hundreds, and a massive displacement of the population. Ambulances cannot reach the area to evacuate the injured and collect the bodies. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

A Palestinian man walks in front of a destroyed home in the Shujaiya neighborhood of Gaza City, July 23, 2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 23, 2014:
Anti-Semitism has no place in Palestine advocacy
Following wave of protests, Israel arrests scores of Arab activists, minors
VIDEO: Four minutes of terror in Shuja’iyah
How Gaza goes unnoticed between wars
PHOTOS: A day of destruction, death and displacement in Gaza

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

A girl of Diab Bakr is seen amidst the rubble of her home which was destroyed the night before by Israeli missiles, in As-Shati refugee camp, Gaza city, July 22, 2014. Another home of the Bakr family was also destroyed and another one damaged. Hassan Khader Bakr was killed during the attack in the street. His cousins from Bakr family who live in the same area, lost four children, Ahed (10), Zacharia (10), Mohamed (9) after they were targeted by two Israeli missiles while playing at the beach on July 16th, 2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Diab Bakr is seen walking through the rubble of her home, which was destroyed the night before by Israeli missiles, in A-Shati refugee camp, Gaza City, July 22, 2014. Another home belonging to the Bakr family was also destroyed and another one damaged. Hassan Khader Bakr was killed during the attack in the street. His cousins lost four children, Ahed (10), Zacharia (10), Mohamed (9) when they were struck by two Israeli missiles while playing at the beach on July 16th, 2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

A bulldozer works near a destroyed residential tower to take out the last body from the rubble, Gaza City, July 22, 2014. The building was hit by two Israeli missiles the night before causing the collapse of half of the building and the death of at least 12 Palestinians. Palestinian firefighters worked for hours to get the bodies under the rubble. Israeli attacks have killed 620 Palestinians and injured more than 3,700 in the current offensive, most of them civilians. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

A bulldozer clears the last body from the rubble near a destroyed residential tower, Gaza City, July 22, 2014. The building was hit by two Israeli missiles the night before, causing the collapse of half of the building and the death of at least 12 Palestinians. Palestinian firefighters worked for hours to retrieve the bodies from under the rubble. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 22, 2014:
Why do Palestinians continue to support Hamas despite such devastating losses?
For Palestinians in Jerusalem, to strike or not to strike?
Israeli rabbi: It’s okay to kill innocent civilians and destroy Gaza
PHOTOS: A Gaza funeral for 26 members of one family
Read aloud the names of the Abu Jame’ family, then tell me this isn’t a war crime
Israeli army kills 103 Palestinians, 7 IDF soldiers killed in clashes

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Funeral for the 26 members of the Abu Jame' family, who were killed the previous day during an Israeli attack over the Bani Suhaila neighborhood of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, July 21, 2014. Reports indicate that 18 of the 24 killed were children of Abu Jame'  family. Israeli attacks have killed 550 Palestinians in the current offensive, most of them civilians. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

Funeral for the 26 members of the Abu Jame’ family, who were killed the previous day during an Israeli attack on the Bani Suhaila neighborhood of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, July 21, 2014. Reports indicate that 18 of the 26 killed were children. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Israeli border police shoot tear gas at an anti-war protest organized by Palestinian citizens of Israel, Nazareth. At least 10 were arrested. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Israeli border police shoot tear gas at an anti-war protest organized by Palestinian citizens of Israel, Nazareth. At least 10 were arrested. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 21, 2014:
The ‘terror tunnels’: Another Israeli self-fulfilling prophecy
VIDEO: Sniper shoots and kills a man while he searches rubble for relatives
Israeli scholar: ‘Only raping the sister of a terrorist can deter him’
Mourning death wherever it strikes
Gaza: Over 100 Palestinians, 13 Israeli soldiers killed in single day

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

A relative kisses the body of a family member from the Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya at Al Shifa Hospital, July 20, 2014. In the night between the 19 and 20 of July, Israeli ground forces invade Shejaiya neigborhood. As a result, 13 Israeli soldiers have been killed and around 100 Palestinians, including 14 women and 17 children. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

A relative kisses the body of a family member from the Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya at Al Shifa Hospital, July 20, 2014. In the night between the 19 and 20 of July, Israeli ground forces invade Shejaiya neigborhood. As a result, 13 Israeli soldiers were killed along with around 100 Palestinians, including 14 women and 17 children. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Soldiers and relatives mourn at the grave of Israeli Sergeant Banaya Rubel during his funeral on July 20, 2014 in Holon, Israel. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Soldiers and relatives mourn at the grave of Israeli Sergeant Banaya Rubel during his funeral on July 20, 2014 in Holon, Israel. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

Also published on July 20, 2014:
Israel’s Bedouin: Civilians in death alone
PHOTOS: Scenes of devastation from deadliest day in Gaza
John Kerry did not make a gaffe – he spoke the truth, again
Gaza militants kill two Israeli soldiers; rightists attack left-wing protest
Palestinian human rights leader: ‘Cast Lead was a joke compared to this’
WATCH: Dozens of bodies strewn in the streets of Gaza City following bombardment

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Kids fly their kites in Gaza's empty streets during the continuous Israel attack over Gaza, July 19, 2014. Between the 18 and 19 of July 17 children and 48 adult wre killed in the Gaza Strip. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

Kids fly their kites in Gaza’s empty streets during the continuous Israel attack over Gaza, July 19, 2014. Between the 18 and 19 of July 17 children and 48 adult wre killed in the Gaza Strip. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

An Israeli helicopter seen during an airstrike on Gaza City on July 19th, 2014. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)

An Israeli helicopter seen during an airstrike on Gaza City on July 19th, 2014. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Also published on July 19, 2014:
How can you possibly oppose this war?
Gaza war diary: ‘A second of silence, then the bombs go off’
Gaza rocket kills Bedouin man; Israeli air strikes kill 34 Palestinians

Women from the Intez family react during the funeral of the three members killed on July 17th evening, during a massive shelling of Shajai'a area by the Israeli army, Gaza city, July 18, 2014. On the night of the 17.7 Israeli ground forces invade Gaza. The invasion was accompanied with a massive artillery and air bomb all along the Gaza Strip. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

Women from the Intez family react during the funeral of the three members killed on July 17th evening during a massive shelling of the Shujayieh neighborhood by the Israeli army, Gaza City, July 18, 2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)

This is part of a series of daily posts showing photos taken on the same date a year ago, during “Operation Protective Edge,” last summer’s assault on Gaza. Members of the ActiveStills collective documented what was happening at that time inside Gaza, Israel and the West Bank.

Most of the photos that we will publish here over the next month and a half were published on +972 in real time. The average Israeli news consumer, however, did not get the full picture of the death and destruction that was taking place in Gaza, or the popular resistance against the war taking place in the West Bank and Israel. For most Israelis, the Palestinian victims had neither names nor stories.

A year later, as tens of thousands of people in Gaza remain displaced, many without permanent shelter, and as thousands of wounded are still waiting for rehabilitation, we hope this project can help us all remember what happened last summer — told through the lenses of our cameras.

Israeli policemen arrest protesters as Palestnians living in Israel and left wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in down town Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists, as protesters took the streets and blocked roads calling to put an end to the attack. (Faiz Abu Rmeleh/Activestills.org)

Israeli policemen arrest protesters as Palestinian citizens of Israel and left-wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in downtown Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists as protesters took the streets and blocked roads calling to put an end to the attack. (Faiz Abu Rmeleh/Activestills.org)

Photo editing: Keren Manor/Activestills.org

Also published on July 18, 2014:
Gaza ground invasion: Shedding the pretense of ‘precision’
In search of teens, soldiers ‘looted’ Palestinian homes
On dual standards and the hypocrisy of peace

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