10 May 2018

Gaza suicide crisis: ‘We’re dead already’

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

In Gaza, over 40 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured by Israeli gunfire in the last few weeks as protesters demanded the right to return to the lands many were forced to leave 70 years ago.

The UN says Gaza will be “unliveable” by 2020, or sooner. And such are the declining levels of mental health that Palestinians are breaking the law by trying to take their own lives.