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Walking to the Buffer Zone: Inside the Jail of Gaza

10 June 2011 | CounterPunch, Johnny Barber We marched to the buffer zone with about 20 others including members of the Beit Hanoun Local Initiative who have been organizing non-violent demonstrations for the past three years, as well as several members ...

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Palestinian teenager injured near Gaza border

7 June 2011 | International Solidarity Movement 19-year-old Mohammed Kafarna was hit in the neck by bullet shrapnel during a weekly non-violent demonstration in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip. According to the doctor treating him, there were three pieces of metal ...

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Israeli army fires on Gaza demonstration at Erez Crossing

10 May 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza The Israeli army fired on 50 Palestinian and international activists protesting the Israeli-enforced closure of the “buffer zone” at Erez Crossing in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip today. The demonstration, organized by the ...

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We left Gaza city early …

13 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza We left Gaza city early; we were going to Faraheen, a small village near the buffer zone to help farmers plant peppers. Israel has declared a 300 meter “buffer zone” along the ...

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The names of the innocents who are killed

5 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Omar Maruf was killed by a soldier who was heavily armed, and well equipped with everything the latest Western military industry has to offer. Omar was wearing old, dirty clothes, and collecting ...

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Scrap collector injured in the North

26 February 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza As his family was hungry but running out of cooking gas, Khaled Mohammed Al-Hsunmi (37) went out to collect wood. Cooking gas in Gaza is scarce and expensive (the siege does not ...

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Daily life in Gaza

4 February 2011 | Nathan Stuckey, International Solidarity Movement Gaza After spending six weeks waiting in Cairo I entered Gaza two weeks ago. I never would have guessed that Egypt would explode so soon after I left. Congratulations to the ...

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