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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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23 hours in Jabaliya

By Sharon in Gaza talestotell.wordpress.com January 4, 6pm – January 5, 5pm 6pm: To Al Awda hospital, run by the Union of Health Work Committees. It normally has a 50 bed capacity but has been stretched to 75. E and ...

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It’s really hard to post from here

By Eva Bartlett ingaza.wordpress.com Every time I manage to make it back to Gaza to write for a period, a new calamity. “They’re shelling Awda hospital,” in Jabaliya, the news reports. Our internationals there at the moment report it was ...

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Jabalia 6pm Saturday to midday Sunday

By Sharon in Gaza To view Sharon’s blog please click here 5.30pm: at Ramattan media office. Shelling has noticeably increased in the city in the last hours. Rumours increase that the Israeli Occupation Force will begin the land incursion tonight. ...

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