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Vik: a friend, a brother, a humanist

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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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May Is About Memories

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 25 May 2010 This is the month for Palestinians to remember their Nakba, or “catastrophe”, in which more than 700,000 women, men and children were pushed off their land and rendered homeless refugees by ...

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Gaza’s virtual connection to the rest of the world

Electronic Intifada 23 May 2010 Eva Bartlett GAZA CITY, occupied Gaza Strip (IPS) – “I’ve learned most of what I know about photo editing and graphic design via the Internet,” says Emad, 27-year-old filmmaker and editor. In Gaza, this sort ...

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Gaza youth learn music and challenge the occupation

Electronic Intifada 21 May 2010 Eva Bartlett GAZA CITY, occupied Gaza Strip (IPS) – “Why are you rushing? Isn’t it nicer like this?” Mohammed Omer, oud (an oud is similar to a lute) teacher at the Gaza Music School, asks ...

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Teenager shot by Israeli forces in northern Gaza

ISM Gaza 26 March 2010 Said Abdel Aziz Hamdan, 15, went for his first time to Gaza’s northern border area to try gathering scrap metal for re-sale. Although an area lined with Israeli military towers and notorious for Israeli soldier ...

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Picking pebbles to live somehow

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 2 March 2010 They come by the hundreds every day to sand dunes and rubble sites to sift for pebbles, stones and sand that can be used in making concrete blocks. They lean into ...

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Will you marry poor me

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 14 January 2010 “If we had money we’d get married right away,” says Samir*, 23. He has found his bride, but not the money to hold the wedding. The Israeli siege imposed shortly after ...

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The rains

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 31 December 2009 It’s pouring rain. Farmers are collectively breathing relief, finally able to begin working on their parched land, land deprived water because Israeli bombing, tanks and bulldozers destroyed virtually all of the wells, ...

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New year in Gaza reopens wounds of old

Eva Bartlett | The Electronic Intifada 31 December 2009 For many survivors of the last Israeli war on Gaza, time has not healed their wounds, physical or emotional. Halil Amal Samouni, 10, still suffers vision problems in her right eye. ...

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Gaza massacre reflections

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 28 December 2009 The anniversary of the first day of Israel’s massacre of Gaza last winter passed yesterday. Palestinians still locked in Gaza couldn’t avoid thinking about that hell, recalling to others where they were ...

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