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No go zone protest in Beit Hanoun

by Nathan Stuckey 24 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza We gathered in the road in front of the Agricultural College of Beit Hanoun, the same place that we gather every week. There were about forty people, members of ...

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Independence Day in the Buffer Zone

by Nathan Stuckey 16 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Twenty three years ago today the Palestinian declaration of independence was released.  Written by Mahmoud Darwish, and unveiled to the world by Yasser Arafat in Algiers where he was ...

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Meanwhile in Gaza

by Radhika S. 15 November 2011 | Notes from Behind the Blockade I awoke today with the news that the NYPD was clearing out Occupy Wall Street and that Israeli tanks were shelling “northern Gaza.”  In the West Bank, Palestinian Freedom ...

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Remembrance in Beit Hanoun

by Nathan Stuckey 9 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza It is Tuesday, the third day of Eid, the Eid of the Sacrifice.  We, the Beit Hanoun Local Initiative and the International Solidarity Movement, have gathered near the bombed ...

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Eid children’s fair in Beit Hanoun

by Radhika S. 6 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza In the afternoon, we went to a special Eid children’s fair at a park in Beit Hanoun, in the north of the Gaza Strip.  Fifty percent of the population ...

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Honeymoon in Gaza

16 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza I had just finished off a plate of homemade bread knaffe yesterday with a family in the south of Gaza, when we got the call: farmers in Beit Hanoun, a village in ...

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There is no east: Olive harvest in Gaza

15 October 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Gaza doesn’t have very much farmland left.  The expanding no go zone imposed by Israeli bullets and bulldozers constantly erode the amount of land left for Palestinians to farm in Gaza.  Mohamed ...

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