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The pirates of the Mediterranean

5 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Government measures on the sea, even if they are illegal, are not an act of piracy, according to international law. The actions of the Israeli military are not likely to have been ...

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Child and Father Abducted From Sea

23 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Four days. That is the time lapse between the attack on Yasser Nasser Bakr, who was shot in the abdomen by the Israeli Navy, and yesterday’s abduction at sea of his father ...

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Young Gazan fisherman shot in abdomen

17 March 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza A young curly-haired boy snores solemnly in a hot room in Al-Shifa hospital in central Gaza City. He lays wrapped in a blanket and is connected to a drip. His brothers and ...

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Israeli troops kill Gaza fishermen

17 February 2011 | Al Jazeera Israeli soldiers have killed three Palestinian fishermen along the Gaza-Israeli border, Palestinian medics have said. Gaza’s ministry of health said on Thursday that the men were killed overnight in the north of Gaza, near ...

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Israeli navy confiscates two boats of abducted fisherman

9 January 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza In one week’s time, the Israeli Navy has twice abducted fishermen from Gazan waters; they were released the same day, but their boats remain confiscated. Abduction of Baker fishermen on January 4th ...

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Picking pebbles to live somehow

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 2 March 2010 They come by the hundreds every day to sand dunes and rubble sites to sift for pebbles, stones and sand that can be used in making concrete blocks. They lean into ...

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