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Journal: Farming in Gaza near the Buffer Zone

9th November | Rina Andolini | Khuza’a, Occupied Palestine The farmers are rarely talked about. They blend into the background of the lands beyond the destroyed buildings of the towns. The reality is though, they are facing a battle themselves. Many farmers ...

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Final journal from Gaza

17th September | Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine This is what seems to be the last thing I will write from Gaza. Not that there is nothing more to tell, there lies a new story under every stone, but ...

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Army incursions into Madama

9th September 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Nablus team | Madama, Occupied Palestine We arrived in Madama yesterday, 8th September; in the early afternoon after we were told that during the night Israeli army invaded this village, and the nearby villages of ...

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The blockade remains

8th September | Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine More than a week has passed since the ceasefire started and yet no significant easing of the blockade has been seen. Drones are still circulating over the rooftops, maybe carrying deadly ...

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Fishing in Gaza

3rd September | Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine We sailed out from Gaza City’s harbor just before dusk with the 13-man crew, including two boys, and we had a theoretical possibility to reach six nautical miles for fishing. But that ...

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Self-healing in Gaza

29th August 2014 | Sarah Algherbawi | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Sarah Algherbawi is a Palestinian citizen who was born in Saudi Arabia in 1991 and now lives in the Gaza Strip. She finished her BBA degree in Business Administration at the Islamic University of Gaza, ...

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Injured and forced to walk

27th August 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Khalil team | Hebron, Occupied Palestine It was a warm Saturday night in late August in al-Khalil (Hebron). For the Palestinian children school was starting the next day, and a feeling of anticipation and excitement ...

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‘Legitimate’ targets

26th August 2014 | Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine This article was published before the recently agreed ceasefire. High-rise buildings have now been declared as legitimate targets for F-16 aircraft attacks. Yesterday evening a 16 story house called Little Italy, home ...

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Resistance and tear gas

21st August 2014 | Saeeda Al-Rashid | Occupied Palestine It’s late May [2013], and the air is stifling. Heat sizzles from the pavement, and Khalili youth, though well-adapted to these conditions, can be seen wiping sweat from their brows as they trek home from ...

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Consequences of destruction

17th August 2014 | Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine The military assaults on the Palestinians have been going on for over a month, and even if the war should end while I’m writing, the exhausting consequences of it will continue ...

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