Gaza’s Zoo: No Way Out

UPDATE: After Newsweek Middle East broke the news on the world’s worst zoo in Khan Younis, south of Gaza earlier this year, animal rights’ groups and activists were quick to take action. And while some called for closing down the place, there were others who launched an initiative to evacuate the starving animals to safety. Read more:


In Khan Younis, south of Gaza, animals have died a slow and agonizing death due to shrapnel or by inhaling toxic air from exploding missiles. With no immediate veterinary help available, the zoo has lost a large number of animals. Of more than 200 animals, from 60 different species, only 20 are left. Sami Abu Salem reports

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