Sick Gaza Child Caught in Israeli Permit System Dies Alone

Wrenching details of Aisha a-Lulu's last days have shined a light on Israel’s complex and stringent system for issuing Gaza exit permits.

  • Published 12 June 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Palestinian preschooler Aisha a-Lulu came out of brain surgery in a strange Jerusalem hospital room, she called out for her mother and father. She repeated the cry over and over, but her parents never came. Instead of a family member, Israeli authorities had approved a stranger to escort Aisha from the blockaded Gaza Strip to the east Jerusalem hospital. As her condition deteriorated, the child was returned to Gaza unconscious. One… Read at AP News