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The Gaza Strip is closed and more besieged than ever

Israeli forces bombed and bulldozed Rafah's Yasser Arafat International Airport in 2001. (Photo by Radhika Sainath)

18th October 2013 | 3deVuit, Maria del Mar Fernández | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Israel continues to maintain a full, tight closure by land, sea, and air, on the only coastal enclave left to Palestine. This has become even worse since July, as ...

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Gaza man “kidnapped” by Israel in Sinai, says family

Wael Abu Rida. (Photo by Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network)

11th October 2013 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron | Khan Younis, Occupied Palestine The abduction of a Palestinian-Egyptian from the Sinai on the eve of Egypt’s 3 July coup has highlighted the network of collaborators and agents working with Israel in the ...

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Act Now: Rafah border crossing closed for 6 days

5 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Only hours after activists from popular committees and youth movements throughout the West Bank formally presented the Egyptian ambassador, His Excellency Yasser Othman, with an appeal and a petition to open the Rafah crossing unconditionally and permanently, ...

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Three cousins die in Gaza tunnel collapse

30 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Shortly after 5:00 pm on Sunday, September 25, three Palestinians died when sewage leaking from an Egyptian pipeline caused a tunnel connecting the Egyptian and Palestinian sides of the Rafah border, in ...

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It’s time to end this siege for good

13 August 2011 | Viva Palestina Viva Palestina is returning to Gaza with our sixth major international aid mission to bring an end to the illegal siege. Much has changed for the Palestinian people and the wider region in the 11 months ...

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Nabi Saleh marches with the people of Egypt

6 February 2011 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee Despite pounding rain and aggressive repression tactics employed by the army, the village of Nabi Saleh marched Friday in solidarity with the people of Egypt. The demonstration was also in honor of ...

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