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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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The sharp end of Hebron

11 April 2011 | Issa Amro Hebron’s problems began after 1967. The Israeli army worked hard to create the Kiryat Arba settlement, and after that the settlers and soldiers started living inside Hebron, transforming it into an occupied city. We ...

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The names of the innocents who are killed

5 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Omar Maruf was killed by a soldier who was heavily armed, and well equipped with everything the latest Western military industry has to offer. Omar was wearing old, dirty clothes, and collecting ...

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The pirates of the Mediterranean

5 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Government measures on the sea, even if they are illegal, are not an act of piracy, according to international law. The actions of the Israeli military are not likely to have been ...

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Israel’s attack on civilians: two children killed

23 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement Until now I am doubting whether to upload the horrific pictures of the latest fatalities of Israel’s attacks on Gaza. They show what remains of 15-year-old Qasem Salah Abu Uteiwi and his 16-year-old ...

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