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Daily life in Gaza

4 February 2011 | Nathan Stuckey, International Solidarity Movement Gaza After spending six weeks waiting in Cairo I entered Gaza two weeks ago. I never would have guessed that Egypt would explode so soon after I left. Congratulations to the ...

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A Normal Day in the Lives of My Palestinian Neighbors

Paulette S. | Christian Peacemaker Team Our neighbor Haniya shrugged her shoulders as she spoke in a disheartened way: “This is all normal for us now. What can we do anyway?” Yet, when I see armed Israeli soldiers on the ...

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The price of dignity

08 February 2011 | International Women’s Peace Service By Kim Bullimore Currently there are more than 11,000 Palestinian political prisoners locked up in Israel’s jails. This week, I found out that my friend Hasan* (*not his real name) is one ...

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Another young stone-collector is killed in Gaza

20 January 2011 / International Solidarity Movement, Vera Macht It had been only eight days since the last innocent was killed. People die here one after another, killed one by one, without consequences, without justice, without an outcry in the ...

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Life and death in the buffer zone

16 January 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Vera Macht Death comes quickly at a place like this. On sunny winter days, when the smell of the night’s rain is still in the air, as if it would have brought some ...

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One Family in Gaza

6 January 2010 | Jen Marlowe Just months after the Israeli assault that killed 1,390 Palestinians, I visited Gaza. Among dozens of painful stories I heard, one family stood out. I spent several days with Kamal and Wafaa Awajah, playing ...

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Shootings in Gaza ‘buffer zone’ continue

4 December 2010 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza On Saturday, the 4th of December 2010, three people were shot and injured at the northern border near to Bait Lahya. All of them sustained multiple fractures that required surgery, and two ...

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Israeli bulldozers: demolishing homes, ruining livelihoods

26 November 2010 | Stella, International Solidarity Movement In the last few days, with a wave of demolitions, Israeli bulldozers have spread destruction and despair in the villages across the West Bank: in Qarawat Bani Hassan near Salfeet, in al-Jiftlik ...

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