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Act Now: Rafah border crossing closed for 6 days

5 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Only hours after activists from popular committees and youth movements throughout the West Bank formally presented the Egyptian ambassador, His Excellency Yasser Othman, with an appeal and a petition to open the Rafah crossing unconditionally and permanently, ...

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Act now to defend today’s boats to Gaza

2 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Two boats, called “Freedom Waves to Gaza,” are now traveling on the high seas to the besieged Gaza Strip. Their civilian passengers include people from five countries, including Palestinians from 1948. This ...

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#FreedomWaves launches to bring Gaza humanitarian aid

by Ben Lorber 2 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On Wednesday, November 2, two international ships left the Turkish harbor to carry humanitarian aid through the Israeli blockade of Gaza. The event, called ‘Freedom Waves for Gaza’,  ...

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CPT-Palestine closes At-Tuwani project

November 2, 2011 | Christian Peacemaker Team – Palestine In 2004, the village of At-Tuwani and its Israeli partner, Ta’ayush, approached CPT’s Hebron team and the Italian peace group, Operation Dove, asking if they could provide accompaniment for the children ...

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The global intifada

16 October 2011 | Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign, Jamal Juma Palestine is an international symbol of struggle against occupation, racism, and colonialism. On October 15, 2011 the world gathers in what some have called a global intifada, to stand ...

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