World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

Community Advisory: Traveling To and From Gaza, Palestine

Community Advisory: Traveling To and From Gaza, Palestine

July 16, 2014

As the violence in Gaza continues, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) urges U.S. citizens in Palestine to exercise caution and diligence. If you, or someone you know, are having trouble leaving Palestine, including Gaza, please contact the U.S. Embassy.

Further, please contact the ADC Legal Department by sending an email with relevant information to legal@adc.org. Traveler information that should be included in all correspondences to ADC and the U.S. Department of State is as follows:
• Full name as it appears on passport
• Date of birth
• Place of birth
• Passport number
• Description of any medical needs
• Contact information

Due to the inaccessibility of internet and e-mail in Gaza, representatives of U.S. citizens can also submit the information on behalf of the traveler(s). Please make sure that the information above is readily available and easily accessible. It is recommended that the traveler forward the information to a trusted representative in the United States.

If you, or a U.S. citizen you know, are detained by Israeli officials, please contact the U.S. State Department and the ADC Legal Department immediately. Please be sure to include the identifying information listed above, as well as the date, time, and location where the individual was detained.

United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) has reported that at least 17,000 people from northern Gaza have evacuated and sought refuge in UN shelters. To date, there have been over 100 civilian casualties in Gaza, of which 70% are estimated by the United Nations to be women and children.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Victory Declared: New Stabilisation Funding From NZ As Mosul Is Retaken

New Zealand has congratulated the Iraqi government on the successful liberation of Mosul from ISIS after a long and hard-fought campaign. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Current US Moves Against North Korea

If Martians visited early last week, they’d probably be scratching their heads as to why North Korea was being treated as a potential trigger for global conflict... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Lessons From Corbyn’s Campaign

Leaving partisan politics aside – and ignoring Jeremy Corbyn’s sensational election campaign for a moment – it has to be said that Britain is now really up shit creek... More>>

ALSO:

Another US Court: Fourth Circuit Rules Muslim Ban Discriminatory

ACLU: Step by step, point by point, the court laid out what has been clear from the start: The president promised to ban Muslims from the United States, and his executive orders are an attempt to do just that. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Pacific.Scoop
  • Cafe Pacific
  • PMC