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All we’ve got left of him

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 2 February 2009 Abdul Rahman Ghraben’s mother carried in a yellow plastic bag.  “This is his pant leg, and tiny pieces of him,”  she said, holding the knotted bag at the handles. Her husband had ...

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Chaos in Khoza’a

Jack Shenker | The National For over 24 hours earlier this month, a village in southern Gaza was devastated by an Israeli army attack. Jack Shenker revisits a day of destruction. Khoza’a village has a small white-brick mosque, a smattering ...

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Expanding illegal no-go zones leaves hundreds homeless

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 30 January 2009 Imagine being grateful for the chance to return to your demolished home and sift through the rubble, to try to retrieve personal belongings, ID cards and papers, still-useable clothes and pots… Imagine ...

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Two shot with live ammunition at Ni´lin prayer demonstration

January 23, 2009 On Friday, 23 January 2009, the residents of Ni’lin gathered with international and Israeli solidarity activists in their continued resistance against construction of the Apartheid Wall. Around 100 demonstrators participated in the weekly Friday prayer demonstration, a ...

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Ground Zero

Tuesday 20th January, 2009 Earlier this week, following the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Gaza Strip, residents returned to some of the areas which had become no-go zones during the attacks, such as Jabalia just outside Gaza City. On ...

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First views of Attattra, northwestern Gaza

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza On January 18, the first day that Israel stopped most of the bombing all over Gaza (navy shelling continues to this moment), after learning that my friend’s father was alive in eastern Jabaliya, I went ...

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