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Israeli forces disrupt UNRWA chief’s farewell

Ma’an News 10 December 2009 Israeli police ordered outgoing UNRWA Commissioner-General Karen AbuZayd to leave an East Jerusalem home on Thursday during her last official visit as the head of the relief agency. Ma’an’s reporter on the scene said AbuZayd ...

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Palestinian, you are on your own!

Natalie Abou Shakra | Gaza 08 He said, “Your wife is beautiful, I want to sleep with her.” During the interrogation, they would hit us extensively. They prevent us from sleeping, urinating, drinking and eating. During my friend’s interrogation, they ...

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1967: Abandoned and rejected

By Ahmad Shaheen | Guardian: Comment Is Free I was born in a tent and I’m living in a tent, but I hope I won’t die in a tent. I’m a middle-aged journalist and a human rights advocate. My children ...

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Al Nakba Remembered

By Joharah Baker | MIFTAH On May 14, 1948, Israel declared its independence. Although it is not unprecedented in history that countries gain their independence through war, either by conquest or by flinging off the yoke of colonization, there are ...

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