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Warmth and support

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 4 April 2009 I met Ramadan and Sabrine Shamali at a Sheyjayee market a couple of days ago. They were going to buy new blankets, mattresses, and other essentials, including clothing, to replace what was ...

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Israel on trial

George Bisharat | The New York Times 3 April 2009 Chilling testimony by Israeli soldiers substantiates charges that Israel’s Gaza Strip assault entailed grave violations of international law. The emergence of a predominantly right-wing, nationalist government in Israel suggests that ...

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Israeli exporters lose business as BDS campaigns strengthen

Sharon Wrobel | Jerusalem Post 30 March 2009 Local exporters are losing foreign markets and customers because of the global economic crisis and a growing anti-Israel boycott of locally made products following Operation Cast Lead, the Israel Manufacturers Association said ...

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The concept of civil resistance

Natalie Abou Shakra | Moments of Gaza 31 March 2009 How can I affect what is happening and how can the world respond? The concept of civil resistance is not new at all. This non-violent, unarmed, citizen oriented strategy of ...

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NYCBI launches Motorola boycott

New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel 30 March 2009 Why Boycott? In the wake of Israel’s recent assault on the people of Gaza and the US government’s complicity in the attacks, we as people of conscience in the ...

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Aftermath: ‘the only BMW shop in Gaza’

Palestinian Center for Human Rights 29 March 2009 In this new series of personal testimonies, PCHR looks at the aftermath of Israel’s 22 day offensive on the Gaza Strip, and the ongoing impact it is having on the civilian population. ...

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