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Human rights defenders under live fire, one dead

Photo by Joe Catron

20th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine The Israeli military just shot a Gazan man trying to reach his family, during an announced ceasefire. He was with a group of municipality workers and international human rights defenders ...

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El-Wafa hospital staff attempted to retrieve medicine

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19th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement| Gaza, Occupied Palestine Hospital staff and international activists, from the U.S., Sweden, and the UK, attempted to travel to the  recently bombed el-Wafa hospital, in an attempt to retrieve salvageable medical supplies. When they ...

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Israeli military shells Gazan el-Wafa hopsital

Patients at el-Wafa, forced to be evacuated (Photo by Charlie Andreasson).

18th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Yesterday at 20:40 the Israeli military contacted el-Wafa hospital in Gaza and stated, “Why don’t you care about your family? Why don’t you care about your patients?” The receptionist replied, ...

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El-Wafa hospital threatened with bombing by Israeli military

A patient at el-Wafa hospital, photograph taken by Fred Ekblad on July 15th

16th July 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Yesterday evening (July 15th) at approximately 23:05 el-Wafa Rehabilitation hospital in Gaza, near Gaza City, received a call from someone claiming to be from the “Defense department of the ...

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UPDATED: 20-year-old Mariam Barghouti has now been released

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15th April 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Occupied Palestine Update Friday 18th April: Mariam was released yesterday evening and is now home with her family. ***** Update Thursday 17th April: Mariam had a military court hearing this morning and the ...

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