Pinch Point

The Day Before October 7

What was the mood in Gaza before the current war broke out?

For decades, Gaza has been gripped by a chokehold. Life in the enclave has often been described as an open air prison. No one leaves without the express permission of its neighbour. This is nothing new. But in the weeks and days leading up to October 7, the feeling on the ground was changing.

Dareen Abughaida presents this new digital series.
Pinch Point, where geography and politics collide.