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Sowing wheat in Israel’s kill zone

Mahmood Suleiman Qudiah sows wheat near the Buffer Zone (Photo: Radhika Sainath, Notes from Behind the Blockade) - Click here for more images

by Radhika Sainath 22 November 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade One need not be an agronomist to know that its been a long time since the farmers of Khuza’a, Gaza have tended to their land near the border.  ...

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Bittersweet Eid

Donkey carts lined up opposite the market in Jabaliya refugee camp (Photo: Lydia de Leeuw, A Second Glance) - Click here for more images

by Lydia de Leeuw 19 November 2011 | A Second Glance Last week Eid al Adha was celebrated in Gaza and other Muslim communities worldwide. Eid al Adha is one of the most important holidays in Islam, marking the end ...

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Meanwhile in Gaza

Beit Hanoun locals march to Buffer Zone - Click here for more images

by Radhika S. 15 November 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade I awoke today with the news that the NYPD was clearing out Occupy Wall Street and that Israeli tanks were shelling “northern Gaza.”  In the West Bank, Palestinian Freedom ...

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Eid in Sheikh Jarrah

Nabil al Kurd and his son Mahmood

by Wahed Rajol 7 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank ISM has maintained a daily presence at the al-Kurd residence in Sheikh Jarrah since August 2009 when Israeli authorities paved the way for Israeli settlers to occupy the ...

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Under the flag of UNESCO marched Gaza

Gaza Unesco

by Nathan Stuckey  1 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza We gathered on the road in front of the Agricultural College of Beit Hanoun, one side of the road a functioning school, on the other, only the remains of ...

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