Gaza destruction comes under forensic lens in Amnesty report

Palestinian maths teacher Wahdan moves his motorised wheelchair past the ruins of his house, that witnesses said was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 50-day war last summer, in Beit Hanoun town, in the northern Gaza StripBy Tristan Martin LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – About two weeks into last year's conflict in Gaza, Palestinian photographer Jehad Saftawi began to tire of venturing into the city every day to take images of the wreckage. For several weeks, Saftawi became one of hundreds of Gazans to document the impact of "Operation Protective Edge", launched by Israel in response to rockets and mortar bombs fired by Hamas and other militant groups out of Gaza into Israel.


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