Deaths from Gaza hostilities, 2000-2016

Deaths from Gaza hostilities, 2000-2016

Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

Source: B'Tselem
Design: Jan Chalmers
Embroidery: Jan Chalmers, UK
Size: 59 x 125 cm

This embroidered infographic displays data on all 6691 Palestinian and 228 Israeli deaths from Gaza-related hostilities between October 2000 and August 2016. The first column (black) displays deaths of Israeli military personnel and definite and possible Palestinian combatants. The other columns display deaths of civilians, from left to right adult men (deep gray), youths aged 10-17 (mid-gray), women (pale gray), and children under the age of 10 (white).


The Palestinian History Tapestry Project is indebted to B’Tselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories) for providing these data.

Further viewing

Palestinian History Tapestry exhibition in Stroud from Feb 18—23rd Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Lansdown, Stroud GL5 1BB.

A unique opportunity to view selected pieces from the Palestinian History Tapestry in one of Stroud's premier galleries.

The exhibition will run from the evening of Monday 17th February to Sunday 23rd, opening from 11am—6pm.

Come and see this beautiful work, experience the Palestinian History Tapestry as never before.