2 May 2024

‘I lost my childhood, my loved ones and my leg’: The young Gazans permanently scarred by war

Europe Editor and Presenter

Some in Gaza have been expressing their thanks to American students for their support – but it is a ceasefire that they long for. After initially positive signs earlier in the week that the latest ceasefire deal might have the backing of both sides, the mood has turned. And so for Palestinians in Gaza the hell continues.

We have been following the story of brother and sister Rafiq and Rafif. When we first met them they were trapped in Shifa hospital in Gaza city. Rafiq was badly injured and malnourished. This is the latest chapter in their story.