Traumas Faced By Palestinians Living Under Occupation
This clip looks at the trauma faced by Palestinians living under occupation
with a group that has recently returned from Gaza.
Representatives of the Palestine Trauma Centre (UK),
set up to support mental health and community workers in Gaza
who are dealing every day with a traumatized population are interviewed.
The representatives have just returned from a trip to Gaza
where they worked with Palestinians suffering the psychological impacts
caused by living under occupation.
The clip also looks at the impact of the
dispossession of land,
lack of freedom of movement
and harassment on Palestinians
and finds out what the centre has been doing to help them to cope with these factors.
Provided are specific examples of the conditions under which Palestinians are living
and the treatment they are facing to illustrate the types of trauma they suffer.