Dean Rohrer

Nezapomeňme na Gazu

LONDÝN – Při vládnutí jde o statistiky, kdežto v životě jde o lidi. Tato odtrženost v mnohém vysvětluje cynismus a roztrpčení z politiky, dnes pro značnou část světa tak příznačné. A za situace, kdy domácí problémy mohou budit dojem neřešitelnosti, vzdálenost ještě zesiluje nejasnosti a únavu plynoucí ze zdánlivě nezvladatelných mezinárodních problémů. Jako obvykle nejvíce trpí ti, kdo pozornost světa potřebují nejvíc.

Obzvlášť zřetelně to platí pro 1,5 milionu lidí natěsnaných do pásma Gazy, sevřeného mezi Izrael, Egypt a Středozemní moře. Hamásem řízenou vládu v Gaze už Západ izoloval. Tento týden bude Kongres USA projednávat zastavení pomoci palestinské samosprávě se sídlem na Západním břehu. Přitom je namístě více mezinárodní angažovanosti ve vztahu k palestinskému lidu, nikoli méně.

Statistiky říkají, že 80 % obyvatel Gazy závisí na potravinové pomoci OSN. Míra nezaměstnanosti mladých lidí dosahuje 65 %. Úřad OSN pro koordinaci humanitárních záležitostí má na webu kompletní databázi zachycující, kolik nákladních vozů s rozličnými dodávkami vpustily do pásma izraelské úřady.

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