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Israel destroying Gaza’s farmlands

Eva Bartlett | Electronic Intifada 22 May 2009 On the morning of 4 May 2009, Israeli troops set fire to Palestinian crops along Gaza’s eastern border with Israel. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) reported that 200,000 square meters ...

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Boycott this Israeli settlement builder

Abe Hayeem | The Guardian 28 April 2009 The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office must be commended for its decision to cancel renting premises for the UK embassy in Tel Aviv from the company Africa-Israel, owned by Israeli businessman and ...

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Israeli forces fire at Gazan farmers

ISM Gaza | Farming Under Fire 17 April 2009 On Friday 17th of April a group of Palestinian activists of the Beit Hanoun Local Initiative, international activists of ISM Gaza Strip and FGM and journalists went to accompany Palestinian farmers ...

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Israeli forces shoot at farmers in Al Faraheen

ISM Gaza | Farming Under Fire This morning, the farmers from Al-Faraheen in the Gaza Strip persisted with their efforts to harvest the year’s crop of lentils. Volunteers with the International Solidarity Movement, and a camera crew from Press TV ...

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Lost in the Buffer Zone

Eva Bartlett | Inter Press Service 6 April 2009 KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza – “They’re always shooting at us. Every day they shoot at us,” says Alaa Samour (19), pulling aside his shirt to show a scar on his shoulder. Samour ...

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Human rights workers to accompany farmers in Gaza

For Immediate Release 8am, Thursday 19th March 2009: Seven international Human Rights Workers (HRWs) will be accompanying Palestinian farmers in Al Basan Kabira, Al Faraheen, East of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip. HRWs from Britain, Australia and Canada will ...

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When a second home isn’t due to wealth

Sharon Lock | Tales To Tell Excerpts from Sharon Lock’s blog We were visiting hospital dietitian S’s family in Al Fukhary. They all fled their home during the attacks, except for S’s dad who stayed behind to confront the tanks. ...

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