18 Feb 2024

Over 200 heritage sites in Gaza destroyed, says Culture Ministry

We tend to think of Gaza as a battlefield or a refugee camp. But the territory also boasts plenty of culture and heritage, or rather it used to.

An ancient harbour, mosques and libraries are just some of the more than 200 heritage sites the Palestinian Culture Ministry says Israel has destroyed or damaged since October.

Emily Wither has been charting what’s been lost.