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Steadfastness and solidarity at the Rafah border

16 June 2009 Under pressure from the Egyptian army and the police, the International Movement to Open the Rafah Border ( IMORB), is maintaining their camp at the Rafah Border. The group is growing; now 26 people from France, USA, ...

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International solidarity activists protest at Rafah border

The International Campaign to Open the Rafah Border 11 June 2009 The International Movement to Open the Rafah Border continues the campaign at the Rafah gate. The group consists of David Mattacchioni, Italy; Christian Chantegrel, Micheline Garreau, Jacque Denko, France; ...

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Gazans demonstrate in Gaza City for May Day

ISM Gaza 1 May 2009 Thousands of Palestinians, mainly supporters of the 3 main Palestinian leftist parties (PFLP, DFLP, PPP) gathered in Gaza City for the Workers Day demonstration, which was celebrated this year on Thursday the 30th of April ...

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Shades of Checkpoint Charlie at Rafah crossing

Haidar Eid | Electronic Intifada On Monday 30 June, Gaza was abuzz with the sudden announcement that Egypt would open Rafah Crossing — the only gateway for 1.5 million Palestinians who have been imprisoned here for almost two years — ...

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Commemoration of Tom Hurndall’s shooting

22 April 2009 April 11th 2009 marked the 6th anniversary of the shooting of British ISM activist Tom Hurndall by Israeli occupation soldiers that lead to his death 9 months later. It wasn’t possible for ISM volunteers to enter the ...

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‘I was born Palestinian’

Laila El-Haddad | A Mother from Gaza 14 April 2009 “Its not very comfortable in there is it?” said the stony faced official, cigarette smoke forming a haze around his gleaming oval head. “Its OK. We’re fine” I replied wearily, ...

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