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Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria seek home in Gaza

Heesham's caravan in Gaza

February 11, 2016| International Solidarity Movement, Gaza team | Khan Younis, Gaza strip, occupied Palestine Palestinian refugee Heesham Ahmed El Khoranin and his family have already survived 2 Israeli assaults against the Gaza Strip since he returned after fleeing from ...

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Life inside the Shuafat Refugee Camp, East Jerusalem

Another view of the Camp, seen through the checkpoint fence

January 18th 2016 | International Solidarity Movement, Ramallah Team | East Jerusalem, occupied Palestine A few days ago, the ISM went to the Shuafat Refugee Camp to learn about the situation and living conditions for its Palestinian residents. Built in ...

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Stories from Al Arroub refugee camp

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28th March 2015 | International Women’s Peace Service | Al Arroub refugee camp, Occupied Palestine Situated along the main Hebron-Jerusalem road, across the street from a University, sits the heavily fenced and concrete blockaded main entrance to Al Arroub Palestinian refugee camp. Taysir, ...

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Israeli police raids the village of Iqrit

Photo by Iqrit activists

9th June 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Khalil team | Iqrit, Occupied Palestine Yesterday morning on the 8th June, Israeli police forces raided the village of Iqrit (located on the northern tip of Israel, within eyesight of Lebanon). The police uprooted trees, ...

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Palestinian Christian struggle mapped in new book

Palestinian Christian struggle mapped in new book

5th May 2014 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron | Gaza City, Occupied Palestine In Mapping Exile and Return: Palestinian Dispossession and a Political Theology for a Shared Future, American Mennonite theologian and aid worker Alain Epp Weaver explores a legacy of Palestinian Christian exile, and ...

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Israel exploits Egypt turmoil to increase attacks on Gaza farmers

Israel continues to violate the terms of a 2012 ceasefire by attacking farmers in Gaza. (Eyad Al Baba / APA images)

18th September 2013 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron | Gaza City, Occupied Palestine Farming in the Gaza Strip’s “buffer zone” is hazardous under the best circumstances. Israeli troops routinely shoot live ammunition at Palestinian farmers in the free-fire area, which stretches hundreds of meters ...

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Narratives under siege: Overcrowded living

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14 December 2011 | Palestinian Center for Human Rights Muhammed Salman Abu Rashad, 45, Amna Abu Rashad, 31, and their nine children live in the Jabalia refugee camp, one of the most densely populated areas on earth. The family represent ...

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