American actress and former United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, Angelina Jolie, expressed her deep concern and condemned Israel for the attack on the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza. Jolie, known for her humanitarian work and advocacy, used her social media platform to voice her opinions on the ongoing situation in the region.
In her post, Jolie shared disturbing images of the refugee camp after the attack and stated, “This is the deliberate bombing of a trapped population who have nowhere to flee.” She further highlighted the dire circumstances in Gaza, referring to it as an “open-air prison” that has been in place for nearly two decades and is fast becoming a mass grave.
One of the key points of Jolie’s post was her distress over the high number of innocent children among the casualties, emphasizing that “40% of those killed are innocent children.” She expressed her sorrow over entire families being affected by the violence and lamented the situation in which millions of Palestinian civilians, including children and women, are collectively punished, dehumanized, and deprived of essential supplies like food, medicine, and humanitarian aid, all of which are against international law.
Angelina Jolie took a critical stance against world leaders, accusing them of complicity in the ongoing crisis by failing to demand a humanitarian ceasefire and by obstructing the UN Security Council from imposing one on both parties. Her passionate plea for a resolution to the conflict reflects her dedication to humanitarian causes and her desire to bring attention to the suffering of innocent civilians in the region.
This is not the first time Jolie has used her platform to address the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. She previously called for help in response to attacks on civilians in Gaza, urging both sides to find a peaceful resolution. Jolie’s strong statements have drawn attention to the plight of the people in Gaza and have ignited discussions about the need for an immediate ceasefire and humanitarian intervention in the region.
As the situation in Gaza continues to unfold, Jolie’s advocacy and condemnation of the attacks on the region remain a prominent and influential voice in the global conversation surrounding this complex and distressing issue.