Will Israel stop using communication blackouts in Gaza as a weapon of war? | The Stream

Israel's war on Gaza has taken a multitude of shapes but the bombing and the raids are only part of the story. Another less talked-about weapon is connectivity – or lack thereof.
Israel controls most of the electricity as well as the telecommunication and internet access in Gaza. Access to the internet is considered a basic human right by the UN. It keeps us informed and allows us to connect with each other and the world. That connection is especially important during times of war. On this episode of The Stream: E-Sims offer a solution as Israel uses connectivity and internet blackouts as some of the less-talked about weapons in its war on Gaza. Join the conversation:
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