Shows featuring Christopher Gunness

  • "Unimaginably Catastrophic": As Gaza’s Displaced Top 100,000, Israel Reportedly Shells U.N. School Gazarefugees
    The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says the number of people seeking refuge at its sites in Gaza has soared to more than 100,000. According to unconfirmed reports, one of the shelters, a girls’ school in central Gaza, was hit Monday by an Israeli shell. We speak to Christopher Gunness, spokesperson for the...
    July 22, 2014 | Story
  • Israel Pounds Gaza: Shells Crowded Hospital, UN Compound and Building Housing Media Organizations Gaza090115
    Israeli forces are continuing to pound Gaza City, hitting civilian targets, including a UN building, a hospital and a building housing several media organizations, in some of the heaviest shelling in nearly three weeks. Israeli troops backed by helicopter gunships, tanks and heavy guns have pushed deep into densely populated neighborhoods. We go to Gaza City to speak with retired physician Dr....
    January 15, 2009 | Story
  • 40+ Killed in Israeli Strike on Gaza School Sheltering Refugees Schoolunweb
    In the deadliest attack since Israel launched its assault on Gaza twelve days ago, up to forty-two Palestinians died on Tuesday after Israel fired mortars at a United Nations school that was sheltering Palestinians who had been forced to flee their homes. Fifty-five Palestinians were also wounded in the attack. Doctors said all of the victims were civilians, including many children. We speak with...
    January 07, 2009 | Story
  • Israeli F-16 Attack Kills Father of Palestinian Journalist; Israel Bombs UN School, Killing Three Al-ghoulweb
    The UN says around a quarter of the dead are civilians, but that figure only counts women and children, excluding adult males. Today, we will look at one of those men killed. I am joined by Fares Akram. He is the Gaza correspondent for The Independent of London. His father was killed in an Israeli F-16 attack on Saturday. His wife is nine months pregnant. We also speak with UNRWA’s Christopher...
    January 06, 2009 | Story
  • A Debate on Israel’s Invasion of Gaza: UNRWA’s Christopher Gunness v. Israel Project’s Meagan Buren Gazasmokeweb
    On the tenth day of Israel’s continued assault on the Gaza Strip and in spite of mounting international protests, Israeli ground troops pushed deeper into Gaza. The death toll has risen to 531 Palestinians and five Israelis. Nearly 2,500 Palestinians have been wounded since the bombing began last week. Forty-nine Israeli soldiers have been wounded since the ground invasion began Saturday....
    January 05, 2009 | Story