Israel – Palestine conflict has taken a brutal turn leading to countless casualties and leaving thousands vulnerable . The Conflict has mustered Global attention and has become a concern of millions. Since the dispute commenced on October 7th,2023, the latter has claimed the lives of over 1400 Israelis and nearly 8000 Palestinians . From Bella Hadid to Rihanna , Celebs have expressed their apprehensions. Apart from this, Organisations involving UN, UNICEF ,WHO and more have deliberated about the crisis and the ways to end it.
The ‘Wonder Woman’ star and Israeli Actor took to Social Media and articulated her
contempt for the clashes between the countries. Her tweet said”My heart breaks. My country is at war. I worry for my family, my friends. I worry for my people. This is a vicious cycle that has been going on for far too long,”
Gadot was criticized and was labelled as ‘propaganda tool for Israel’ by her Palestinian fans
Bella And Gigi Hadid
Supermodel Sister’s ethnicity is half Palestine and half Dutch. Bella has been an ardent supporter of Palestine for a long. Bella penned a long note on Instagram with an apology for staying quiet for so long. The model claims to have lost modelling contracts due to her stance on the dispute.
“I’ve been sent hundreds of death threats daily, my phone number has been leaked, and my family has felt to be in danger. But I can not be silenced any longer. Fear is not an option. The people and children of Palestine, especially in Gaza, cannot afford our silence. We are not brave – they are,” she wrote.
The popstar has called for an end to the Israel- Gaza dispute. It is a rare showcase of solidarity for both Israeli and Palestinian side , inviting both contempt and praise.
“Innocent Israeli and Palestinian children are hiding in bomb shelters…There needs to be some kind of resolve! We are sadly watching innocent people fall victim to notions perpetrated by government and extremists, and this cycle needs to be broken” She posted to her 95 million followers on Instagram.
The well know host talked about the nuances of the dispute on his ‘The Daily Show’.
“If you start from ‘Israel fired rockets into Gaza,’ then Israel is the bad guy, because they’re bombing Gaza,” Noah explained. “But then you take a step back in time, and you go, ‘Well, but Hamas fired rockets at Israel.’ Then Hamas is the bad guy. But then you take a step back, and you go, ‘But the Israeli police went in and started beating people up in a mosque during Ramadan, the most holy time in the Muslim calendar.’ Well then, Israel is the bad guy.” he said
Apart from these Actors, other celebrities including Dua Lipa, Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Cate Blanchett , Killer Mike , Miguel and more have signed a letter called Artists4Ceasefire for requesting the US administration and President Joe Biden to request for ceasefire in warzone.
There has been an ambivalent view on Israel- Palestine conflict. Some are highly critical of Israel and are holding them accountable for the plight . On the contrary, Some has expressed solidarity with both sides.