Mike Merryman-Lotze has worked with the American Friends Service Committee as the Palestine-Israel Program Director since 2010.
Articles by this author
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Americans Bear Direct Responsibility for the Horrific Reality in Gaza
Once again, the Israeli military has turned its guns on Gaza—this time on unarmed protestors, in a series of shootings over the last few weeks. Gaza’s already under-resourced hospitals are straining to care for the thousands of protesters who have been injured, on top of 40 killed. What they need...
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Israel’s Blockade of Gaza is Inherently Violent
Since seizing power in 2007, Hamas has worked to control and limit violence from the territory. Outside of periods of defined military escalation — which tend to be precipitated by Israeli attacks — they have effectively stopped attacks against Israel from Gaza. This explains why, as noted by the...