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Despite swap, Gaza remains imprisoned

24 October 2011 | Al Jazeera English, Raji Sourani and Eyad Sarraj While 1,000 Palestinian prisoners will be released, 1.8 million people living in Gaza are still not free. The prisoner exchange agreement concluded between Israel and Hamas has brought relief ...

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Ashraf Abu Rahmah was arrested for being himself

23 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank To some soldiers of the Israeli army, staying alone, being quiet, and carrying a flag is a crime. To them, people who act in that way should be arrested. At least ...

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Israeli tanks patrol olive farmers in Gaza

23 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Olive farmers and volunteers were picking olives on 23 October 2011 when they were circled by two Apache helicopters and were faced by four tanks at certain points in the day. This ...

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Struggling for water in Gaza

22 October 2011 | Mondoweiss, Leila Al-Najar and Ishraq Othman The Beach camp “Al-shate” is located to the west of Gaza City. Small houses are crowded together with an unbearable smell springing from the wastewater running through the alleys. As volunteers ...

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