Hundreds of Palestinian Doctors Disappeared Into Israeli Detention
June 13, 2024
Kavitha Chekuru
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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It's been two months since Osaid Alser has heard from his cousin, Khaled Al Serr, a surgeon at Nasser Hospital in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis.


Before late March, they had been in regular contact — or as regular as the shredded communication infrastructure would allow. Al Serr had created a telemedicine WhatsApp group where he and Osaid, a surgical resident in the U.S., recruited doctors from stateside, the U.K., and Europe to give advice to their overstretched colleagues in Gaza.


“He reported on a gunshot injury in a 70-year old,” Osaid said, of Al Serr. “It was in her head. And really, there were no neurosurgeons at that time.”


“He was sharing those cases, and he was asking for help,” Osaid went on. “It was like, ‘Is there any neurosurgeon that can help me? How can I fix this?’”

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Luca Mazzacane

Destroying from the

4 weeks ago
Antônia Alves

This is one of the saddest things. People who were trying to save as many people as possible were arrested. Leaving too few to care for all the sick and injured. It's criminal!

1 month ago