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In Gaza even the dead are denied dignity

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 14 November 2009 Graves in Gaza: denied dignity Long denied cement, a sparse few are able to improvise with over-expensive, tunnel-delivered Egyptian cement. The others simply bury under the sand. Most of these sand-graves in ...

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Harvesting in death zone, with a song

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 30 October 2009 On a quiet October morning, Fida Zaneen, 19, sings a traditional love song as she pulls olives from trees in Beit Hanoun’s border region during the annual olive harvest. “My grandmother ...

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Shot after photographing the Gaza sea

Eva Bartlett | Electronic Intifada 28 October 2009 On 4 October, Ashraf Abu Suleiman, a 16-year-old from Gaza’s Jabaliya refugee camp, went to the northwest coast town of Sudaniya to visit an ill school friend. The teen then went to ...

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Rebuilding Gaza’s infrastructure with mud

Eva Bartlett | Electronic Intifada 14 October 2009 SHEIKH ZAYED, occupied Gaza Strip (IPS) – On a searing summer morning, workers are adding layers to the mud-brick police station being constructed in Sheikh Zayed, northern Gaza. “We started building on ...

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Widows and Children Begin to Beg

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 21 September 2009 There are few parks and green spaces in Gaza, and those that exist are crowded with people hungry for nature. Day and night, people of all ages flock to the Joondi, ...

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Popular resistance lives on in Gaza

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 19 September 2009 On 15 September, we join farmers and residents, including a contingent of women, youths and men, in a non-violent walk to the border region east of Beit Hanoun in the north of ...

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To rap is to resist

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 12 September 2009 In a backstreet open-air café in Gaza late at night, Khaled Harara from the Black Unit Band starts to talk about rap. A phone call interrupts him. “Oh my god, it’s ...

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Israelis destroy boats, and lives

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 3 September 2009 Until Monday, Omar and Khaled Al-Habil were the owners of a 20m fishing trawler staffed by five or six fishermen at a time, but employing around 18 in cycles. But that ...

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In a rotten state

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 29 August 2009 Abu Abed can’t make a profit, and although 54 years old, he still has not married. “I can’t pay my rent, I can’t afford a wedding.” His shop, roughly 3m by ...

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