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I was Mustafa Tamimi

by Refaat Alareer 12 December 2011 | In Gaza, My Gaza! Fifteen years ago I was Mustafa Tamimi. Two months before that it was a relative who had his skull smashed by an explosive bullet from an Israeli sniper. Later ...

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Thanksgiving in Gaza

by Radhika Sainath 25 November 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade It all started with a simple question from Jabar, a Palestinian farmer from Faraheen, during Eid al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice. “Is there an American eid (holiday) where ...

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Sowing wheat in Israel’s kill zone

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

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

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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