Deaths from Gaza hostilities, 2000-2016   [59 x125 cm]

Source of image: Statistics provided by B’Tselem, Israel
Embroidery: Jan Chalmers, UK

Sponsored by: Chalmers Family, UK

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.

Era: Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

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