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“I only have you to count on.”

Two of Nasser's children

24 February 2011 | Vera Macht, ISM Gaza “I only have you to count on. From now on, my children depend on you.” This was the desperate call of a man who sees no way out for himself and his children, ...

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CJPME: Canada to withdraw its funding to UNRWA

Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East 21 January 2009 Last week, the government of Canada quietly announced it would discontinue its long-standing financial contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), and redirect the monies ...

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Israeli forces disrupt UNRWA chief’s farewell

Ma’an News 10 December 2009 Israeli police ordered outgoing UNRWA Commissioner-General Karen AbuZayd to leave an East Jerusalem home on Thursday during her last official visit as the head of the relief agency. Ma’an’s reporter on the scene said AbuZayd ...

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Peace must begin with the plight of Palestine’s refugees

Karen AbuZayd | guardian.co.uk 8 December 2009 Sixty years after the UN moved to address the fate of the dispossessed, we need to accept that the injustice endures Sixty years ago today the United Nations general assembly voted into existence ...

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