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War on Gaza: Operation Cast Lead One year later

Jeremy R. Hammond | Palestine Chronicle 27 December 2009 One year ago today, Israel launched ‘Operation Cast Lead’, a murderous full-scale military assault on the small, densely populated, and defenseless Gaza Strip. The operation resulted in the massacre of over ...

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Was Israel’s Gaza offensive worth it?

Gideon Levy | Ha’aretz 27 December 2009 Today offers us an ironic conjuncture of commemorations: the fast of the 10th of the Hebrew month of Tevet and the first anniversary of Operation Cast Lead. On the day of the fast, ...

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Gaza Freedom March: The siege has to end

Bianca Zammit | Palestine Chronicle 24 December 2009 “Is this our fate? Is this what we are worth? Nothing more than pictures on the wall?” said Um Rabia referring to what has now become a custom in Palestine, covering walls ...

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A call from Gaza

20 December 2009 This week marks one year since Israel began its attack on the Gaza Strip: a year since phosphorus bombs, dime bombs and other weapons of death and destruction were unleashed on a defenseless civilian population. A year ...

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Gaza must be rebuilt now

Jimmy Carter | The Guardian 19 December 2009 It is generally recognised that the Middle East peace process is in the doldrums, almost moribund. Israeli settlement expansion within Palestine continues, and PLO leaders refuse to join in renewed peace talks ...

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Childhood in ruins

Harriet Sherwood | The Guardian 17 December 2009 Ghiada abu Elaish’s fingers twist in her lap and her eyes cloud over as she recalls the day an Israeli shell killed four of her cousins and left her in a coma ...

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