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Urgent call to all social movements

Open Gaza Borders! We reiterate the need for a call from Palestinian community based organisations and the over 130 grassroots NGOs in the Palestinian NGO Network for an immediate opening of all border crossings currently controlled by Israel and Egypt. ...

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Aid workers and journalists risk life in Gaza

International Solidarity Movement volunteers Eva Bartlett and Ewa Jasiewicz were featured on Russia Today for their activism and reporting from Gaza. Humanitarian workers and rights activists in Gaza are helping locals put their lives back together after the three-week-long Israeli ...

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All we’ve got left of him

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 2 February 2009 Abdul Rahman Ghraben’s mother carried in a yellow plastic bag.  “This is his pant leg, and tiny pieces of him,”  she said, holding the knotted bag at the handles. Her husband had ...

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To the sound of F16s

Sharon Lock | Tales to Tell I’m told the bursts of noise that are currently shaking the net cafe a little are probably F16 sonic booms and not rockets, so that’s nice! Last night’s attacks involved seven rockets on the ...

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Tuam Attatra

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza 1 February 2009 In Tuam, Attatra, on day one of Israel’s declared, and immediately-violated, ‘cease-fire’ an old woman stood beside the wreckage of her 2 room cement block home. The tracks of the bulldozer which ...

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White phosphorus damage in al-Faraheen

31st January 2009 Footage of a house in Al Faraheen village, damaged during the recent Israeli war on the Gaza Strip. Video shows the upper floor of the house shelled and burnt. Remains of the shell casing – marked “155m ...

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el Amoudi homeless

Eva Bartlett | In Gaza “Bissa flora,” he said. “Taste it, it’s delicious!” “It’s used for stomach ailments, and is extremely healthy.  Has vitamins A, B, C and D,” Osama translated for me.  The botanist sat by his tree, his ...

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Life in the border zones

“If you stay here for five minutes, you will hear gunfire”, explain locals in Wadi Salqa. “They shoot at anything moving in the village”. Palestinian radio stations have reported that people living in Wadi Salqa are scared to death. Arriving ...

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