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Nakba day in Gaza

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18 May 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Nakba Day. The day of the Catastrophe. A day to mark the ethnic cleansing of 800,000 Palestinians from their homes. A day to remind themselves and the world, that one day, they ...

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Today the farmers of Beit Hanoun harvested their wheat

26 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Today the farmers of Beit Hanoun harvested their wheat. This would be unexceptional news in any other part of the world, but in Palestine things aren’t always so simple. Beit Hanoun is ...

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Vik’s not gone

Vittorio Arrigoni and Adie

22 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Vik, habibo, you’re not gone, not for me at least. In life you brought the warmth every time I met you, and to everyone else. You did not see it as a ...

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Views from the Jordan Valley

Jordan Valley

19 April 2011 | Jack Curry The cluster of Jordan Valley villages located around Fasayil offer a twisted microcosm of the fickle barbarity of Israel’s illegal occupation. Families who seemingly share land, live side by side with no separation except ...

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Vittorio, never more alive than now

Vittorio Arrigoni

Egidia Beretta Arrigoni, Mother of Vittorio Arigoni | Il Manifesto Translated by Sebastiao Nascimento. Italiana segue. One has to die to become a hero, to hit the headlines and to have TV crews around the house, but does one have ...

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Remembering Bassem Abu Rahma

Bassem: A friend to us all

17 April 2010 | Anarchists Against the Wall On April 17th we mark one year to losing Bassem, who we also knew as Pheel. Although he is greatly missed at the village and during every demonstration, his spirit keeps on ...

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Remembering Vik

Jeff Halper | Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions Less than two weeks after losing another friend and comrade, Juliano Mer-Khamis, I now have to mourn and remember my fellow Free Gaza shipmate Vittorio (Vik) Arrigoni, who was brutally murdered last ...

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Vik: a friend, a brother, a humanist

Vittorio Arrigoni

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza I first heard of Vik before arriving in Gaza. Vik had just been injured by IOF water cannoning which shattered the windows of the fishing boat he was accompanying. Vik had some injuries from the ...

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We left Gaza city early …

13 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza We left Gaza city early; we were going to Faraheen, a small village near the buffer zone to help farmers plant peppers. Israel has declared a 300 meter “buffer zone” along the ...

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