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Lebanese urged to help break Gaza siege

Josie Ensor | The Daily Star 24 July 2009 A Lebanese human rights worker with the Free Gaza Movement made a plea on Thursday for Lebanon to show solidarity over the issue of the Palestinian right of return and play ...

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Threatened and beaten on the way to Gaza

Adam Shapiro | Huffington Post 17 July 2009 I departed Cyprus with 20 others on June 29 in a converted ferry carrying humanitarian provisions intended for Palestinians in Gaza cut off from the world by the Israeli military siege. Our ...

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Free Gaza–and Palestine

Huwaida Arraf | The Nation 17 July 2009 Last month I led a group of twenty-one human rights workers on a boat from Cyprus to challenge Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip. We carried toys, medicine, olive tree saplings, ...

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NST: Fighting the Palestinian cause

P. Selvarani | New Straits Times P. Selvarani speaks to Free Gaza Movement chairperson Huwaida Arraf to discover a woman determined to see an end to violence. She could have lived a blissful life as a successful lawyer, raising a ...

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Al Jazeera interview with Mairead Maguire

Free Gaza Movement 5 July 2009 The Israeli prison guards are denying the right for Mairead to access her medicine. Continue to email and call Mark Regev and Shlomo Dror and express your outrage over the treatment of the FreeGaza21 ...

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Letter from an Israeli jail, by Cynthia McKinney

Free Gaza Movement 4 July 2009 This is Cynthia McKinney and I’m speaking from an Israeli prison cellblock in Ramle. [I am one of] the Free Gaza 21, human rights activists currently imprisoned for trying to take medical supplies to ...

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