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If I don’t write now…

by Susan Barclay I find a few moments to write not because it is something that I even have the time to do, but more because if I don’t write now, I am afraid to lose the precious, tragic stories ...

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Life in the villages of Nablus

By Nat After tea at Abu Fadi’s house, we went to Abu Kamel’s house to have breakfast (there was some competition between these two cousins as to whose house we were to have breakfast at), we had a tour of ...

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Claiming three bodies in Sarra

by Gattu Marrudu The two taxis full of volunteers proceed slow and scared along “the most dangerous road of Nablus,” climbing up the hill in dusty and tight curves. At each curve stays a local “sentry”, who warns any hazardous ...

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The smell of death

by Bob of the New York Solidarity Delegation It is Friday. I am writing from inside the Deheisha refugee camp. My body is sore – less from the sun or the walking, or the lack of water but from holding ...

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Ballad of a Small Victory

by Karl Dallas The Battle of Nablus tune: English traditional, “The Bold Princess Royal” On the last day of June in two thousand and two In the city of Nablus the pleasures were few The Israeli army had invaded the ...

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Voices in the Wilderness

By Jeff Guntzel We left for Ramallah yesterday morning. In order to enter the city, our little group had to avoid the Israeli checkpoint by walking (and sometimes running) through the brush just south of the checkpoint. Once we were ...

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Witness to Destruction

By Adam Shapiro The first thing you notice at the entrance to the Balata Refugee Camp is the overturned, burned out car stuck in a huge man-made crater in the ground. But this was the battleground of the previous three ...

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News from Palestine

By Jordan Flaherty Hello Everyone, I have so much to say, but so little time. So here’s a few brief notes. We arrived here about a week ago. The first two days were legal training, nonviolence training, consensus training, jail ...

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