Gaza: Crippled For Life: gaza_bronstein018

GAZA STRIP- MAY 28,2018 Iyad Mohammed Al-Hourani, 41, shot in behind his knee with an exploding bullet is held by his mother Mai Al-Hourani, 60 on May 28,2018 in the Gaza strip. Iyad is mentally handicapped since birth. He went to the protests by himself wandering up to a bus transporting demonstrators to the protests area without the knowledge of his family.The world’s largest open air prison along the Israel-Gaza border. Everyone is well aware that Gaza's two million inhabitants are trapped in a cycle of violence and poverty, created by policies and political decisions on both sides. The problems and complications affecting Gaza today are overwhelming. The world, seemingly accustomed to the suffering of the Gazan people turns a blind eye. (Photo by Paula Bronstein )

GAZA STRIP- MAY 28,2018 Iyad Mohammed Al-Hourani, 41, shot in behind his knee with an exploding bullet is held by his mother Mai Al-Hourani, 60 on May 28,2018 in the Gaza strip. Iyad is mentally handicapped since birth. He went to the protests by himself wandering up to a bus transporting demonstrators to the protests area without the knowledge of his family.

The world’s largest open air prison along the Israel-Gaza border. Everyone is well aware that Gaza's two million inhabitants are trapped in a cycle of violence and poverty, created by policies and political decisions on both sides. The problems and complications affecting Gaza today are overwhelming.

The world, seemingly accustomed to the suffering of the Gazan people turns a blind eye.

(Photo by Paula Bronstein )