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Gaza summer camp teaches service, struggle

Vittorio Arrigoni – Stay Human summer camp

6 July 2011 | International Solidarity Movement At Vittorio’s funeral in Gaza the crowds chanted “Viktor is with the fisherman, Viktor is with the farmers”, Vittorio is still with the people of Gaza. He lives on in their hearts. He ...

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Demonstration in Beit Hanoun

21 June 2011 | International Solidarity Movement At 11 A.M. this morning we gathered for the weekly demonstration against the occupation in Beit Hanoun.  This demonstration was different from the other demonstrations though.  Today, a troupe of young girls were joining us.  The ...

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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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