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Activists react to Gaza flotilla assault

by Ruqaya Izzidien 4 November 2011 | Al Akhbar English Palestine activists call on the international community to keep pressuring Israel to end the blockade of Gaza after the Freedom Waves flotilla was assaulted by Israel in international waters. Gaza ...

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Huwaida Arraf: ‘They have lies to spin; we have truths to tell’

Yousef M. Aljamal 30 October 2011 | Mondoweiss Yousef M. Aljamal of Gaza’s Center for Political Development Studies interviews with Huwaida Arraf, cofounder of the International Solidarity Movement: Aljamal: First, could you please give us a brief introduction about ISM? Arraf: The International ...

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Harvesting olives as a statement of resistance

by Ben Lorber 24 October 2011 | The Electronic Intifada Palestinian villages across the West Bank are undertaking their annual olive harvest this October, amid fears of harassment and violence from Israeli settlers and soldiers. While the Palestinian olive harvest is ...

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Despite swap, Gaza remains imprisoned

24 October 2011 | Al Jazeera English, Raji Sourani and Eyad Sarraj While 1,000 Palestinian prisoners will be released, 1.8 million people living in Gaza are still not free. The prisoner exchange agreement concluded between Israel and Hamas has brought relief ...

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Struggling for water in Gaza

22 October 2011 | Mondoweiss, Leila Al-Najar and Ishraq Othman The Beach camp “Al-shate” is located to the west of Gaza City. Small houses are crowded together with an unbearable smell springing from the wastewater running through the alleys. As volunteers ...

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