U.N. urges end to Gaza crisis in punishing summer heat

U.N. urges end to Gaza crisis in punishing summer heatGENEVA/GAZA (Reuters) – A political crisis in Gaza is depriving two million people of electricity, vital medical care and clean water in sweltering summer temperatures, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. It appealed to Israel, the State of Palestinian and Hamas authorities in Gaza to resolve their conflicts. “We are deeply concerned about the steady deterioration in the humanitarian conditions and the protection of human rights in Gaza,” U.N. human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani told a news briefing in Geneva.


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