A look at the conflict between Israel and Palestine Photo courtesy of Wickey-nl (CC) As of July 26, there have been over 1,000 reported Palestinian deaths, with at least 3,209 targets struck in Gaza. The majority of the dead are civilians, with Israel accused of numerous war crimes by the United Nations (UN). Conversely, Israel …

“While the [recent] UN motion is a positive one that can do no harm to either Israelis or Palestinians, as far as we are concerned the struggle for Palestinian rights continues much as it did before, regardless of the vote.”

While the Gaza-Israel conflict has been reported on constantly over the past week, it leaves many Canadians wondering what it means for us. Why should we be concerned about a conflict so far away from our country?