Gaza – Martin Griffiths, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, has made a poignant call for humanity to prevail in the ongoing conflict in Gaza. His statement comes in the wake of tragic events affecting civilians in the region.
According to Jordan News Agency, Griffiths referred specifically to the devastating incident at Al Fakhouri School in northern Gaza, where children, women, and men were killed while seeking shelter. He underscored the fundamental principles of safety and learning associated with shelters and schools, lamenting their violation in this conflict.
“Civilians cannot and should not have to bear this any longer,” Griffiths emphasized. His statement highlights the urgent need for protection of civilians and the cessation of hostilities in Gaza to prioritize humanitarian considerations above all else.