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Vittorio Arrigoni: The man I knew

Nicole Johnston | Al Jazeera English There is a packet of pipe tobacco sitting in my Gaza City apartment. It’s Victor’s. He left it behind the last time I saw him, about one month ago. Anyone who knew Italian activist ...

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Vik: a friend, a brother, a humanist

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Eva Bartlett | In Gaza I first heard of Vik before arriving in Gaza. Vik had just been injured by IOF water cannoning which shattered the windows of the fishing boat he was accompanying. Vik had some injuries from the ...

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ISM confirms the death of Vittorio Arrigoni

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April 15: Updated with news reports below. The International Solidarity Movement is shocked and deeply saddened by the killing of our friend and colleague Vittorio Arrigoni. Vik was an inspiring activist and generous soul. Please keep his family and friends ...

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Gaza’s record-breaking children

18 August 2010 | Vittorio Arrigoni, Electronic Intifada Gaza’s kids truly are record-breakers. They survived Israel’s 2008-09 winter invasion and every day they put up with a state of war during a so-called ceasefire. Smeared in blood, they’ve crawled through ...

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Concern grows over flotilla missing and prisoners

Free Gaza Movement & ISM London FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UK, 2pm, Tuesday 1st June International Solidarity Movement volunteers today expressed grave concern over the fate of wounded, imprisoned and missing flotilla activists. The group said, with an information blackout from ...

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Vittorio Arrigoni: In Gaza Hippocrates is dead

A wounded child awaits medical attention at the Shifa hospital on December 27, 2008 in Gaza City. (Photo by Abid Katib/Getty Images)

Published by Il Manifesto, 10th January 2009. Translated from Italian by Daniela Filippin In Gaza, a firing squad put Hippocrates up against a wall, aimed and fired. The absurd declarations of an Israeli secret services’ spokesman, according to which the ...

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