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Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 15th January 2009 When I’d met the extended Abed Rabbo family, before the ground invasion began, they had just had their house bombed by an F-16. Their area has been occupied by Israeli tanks and ...

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Injured, denied access

By Eva Bartlett View Eva’s blog In Gaza Friday night, Red Crescent ambulances in Jabaliya collected numerous victims of smoke inhalation: a strange chemical smoke which seizes the lungs and air passage, and suffocates the victims. Many elderly were collected ...

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Working with Red Cross evacuation team in Gaza

By Sharon in Gaza To view Sharon’s blog please click here So, Thursday.. the Red Cross co-ordinated evacuation into Zaytoun. Doctor Said would look good on a Red Cross poster – black sweater, shaved head, muscles enough to keep that ...

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Sharon in Gaza: January 7th, 8th and 9th 2009

By Sharon in Gaza To view Sharon’s blog please click here I covered another ambulance shift Wednesday night, working with two guys who might turn out to be my favourites. S is a sweet EMT driver with good English, very ...

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Children under fire

By Fida Qishta – ISM co-ordinator in the Gaza Strip Visit Fida’s blog here. According to news reports, over 665 Palestinians in Gaza have been killed,and more than 2950 injured. Of those, more than 214 children and more than 88 ...

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Pity for the tiger is injustice to the sheep

By Fida Qishta – ISM co-ordinator in the Gaza Strip Visit Fida’s blog here. The situation has been exploited very cleverly by the Israeli Ministry of War. Yes, the Ministry of War. The soldiers who call themselves soldiers defending Israeli ...

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In the Shadow of Gaza

By Tara While the world watches in horror as the death toll in Gaza continues to rise, in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli army is taking the opportunity to unleash a level of deadly force, in the knowledge that, ...

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Where would you go?

By Eva Bartlett in Gaza ingaza.wordpress.com If your unbelievably small and overcrowded land was being terrorized, pulverized by bombs from the world’s 4th largest military, and your borders were closed; if your house was not safe, mosque (church) not safe, ...

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I’ll tell you how he died

By Eva Bartlett in Gaza ingaza.wordpress.com A good, brave, and very funny man was killed yesterday as he loaded the body of a civilian twice-killed into an ambulance. Emergency medical workers, Arafa Hani Abd al Dayem, 35, and Alaa Ossama ...

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Jan 5 night shift / UNRWA refugee schools attacked

By Sharon in Gaza talestotell.wordpress.com Evacuated after multiple rocket hits destroyed their home 8pm: I am due at Al Quds hospital for a Red Crescent shift at 8pm, but as I am finishing up writing with the seaside apartment’s generated ...

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