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Ramadan... Ramadan

The month of Ramadan began about ten days ago. Most of my colleaguesare fasting, as are most of my friends, though – as you may alreadyhave guessed – I am not. Abstaining from food from sunrise to sunsetwould be OK, because the weather is still hot and I don’t feel likeeating very much – but going without water is really more than I couldbear.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Peace... maybe

The Arabic word tahdiya means ‘calming’ or ‘quieting.’ Hamas and theGovernment of Israel agreed to a six month tahdiya a few days ago, justafter the first anniversary of the Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip.Hostilities on both sides would cease, and the Israeli siege of Gazawould gradually ease.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Amidst the ruins, the grief

Homeless Gazans have beenleft trying to salvage something from the lives they used to have before theIsraeli military invaded, and changed their lives forever. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Choking the life out of Gaza

Israel is responsible for a hell of a lot of the misery and human rights violations in the Gaza Strip: but Hamas is also harassing, interrogating and mistreating civilians. Between them, Israel and Hamas are choking the life out of the people trapped inside Gaza.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Don't believe what you read in the press

Israel may have‘partially reopened’ the Erez border crossing, but 95 per cent of Palestiniansare still imprisoned inside the Strip.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Journalists, lawyers and activists without borders

It was the hacks who got here first: even before Israel announced its‘unilateral’ ceasefire in the Gaza Strip on 18 January, they werequeuing up at the Egyptian border post in Rafah, waiting to cross overinto Gaza and file their war stories.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

An elephant in the garden

I got back to Gaza a couple of days ago. One afternoon I was standingin a central London supermarket, trying to decide what brand ofchocolate to buy for my Palestinian friends – and the next morning Ifound myself standing outside Erez Crossing, the border crossing intothe Gaza Strip, feeling very hot and slightly dazed. My brain does nottravel at the speed of an airplane.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Gaza is changed forever

‘Wehave lost everything… But tell them, tell the world, we do not want food ormoney – we just want our life back, and we want our freedom.’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

No place to hide

Gazans are fleeingfor their lives, but there is no escape from the shelling .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Wish I was there

I am stranded and can’t get home. I left Gaza early Friday morning,before the border at Erez closed, and thought I would be back at homeby Sunday afternoon: but this is turning into a bit of an epic.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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