Lubna Hammad is a Palestinian attorney, human rights activist, and member of Adalah-NY, The Coalition for Justice in the Middle East. In this conversation with WITNESS, Lubna offers her perspective on the current situation in Gaza amidst the 12-day Israeli military offensive that has already left more than 600 people dead, including many civilians. Lubna also calls on concerned citizens to take action and join protests that are happening around the world to call for an immediate ceasefire.
Learn more about Adalah-NY's work and watch more videos on the conflict here on the Hub. Also be sure to check out Sameer Padania's post on the "information war" taking place on both sides of the conflict as well as Priscila Néri's post about how citizen journalists are trying to fill this gap by covering the war themselves.