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Peace with no meaning

As we plunge into summer, I expect many of you are thinking abouthaving holidays, either in your own country or abroad. After six monthsin the Gaza Strip, with its lush Mediterranean climate and conservativeIslamic culture, I’m looking forward to going back to England for myholiday. But in Gaza people do not go on holiday, because theoverwhelming majority of Gazans can’t leave the Strip, and there isnowhere to take a vacation inside these walls.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The beauty of a rope harness

The festival of Eid al-Fitr ended a couple of days ago, and most of usin Gaza have just dragged ourselves back to work. After the sluggishmonth of Ramadan – when most people fasted, followed by a week ofalmost solid eating, drinking and visiting friends and relatives – it’sactually a bit of relief to get back to being busy every morning.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Faith and frustration

Despite Egyptian intransigence, the aid convoy still hopes to get to Gaza.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How do you describe Hell?

‘This is not like the previous invasions – this time they mean to killus. There is no escape.’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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When oh when will I get back home?

Twenty days on and the Gaza Strip is still closed. Everyone who lives in Gaza is either locked in, or out.…

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

Goodbye Gaza?

My work here in Gaza is coming to an end, and soon I will be catapultedout of the Strip into the world beyond. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Please God, tell me this is going to end soon

Every time I speak to them, my friends in Gaza tell me how scared they are.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zift

Gaza is not facing a humanitarian crisis: this is a human rightscrisis.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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My friend Mohammed is a hero

Medical personnel like Mohammed are still doggedlytrying to treat those with the worst injuries and digging out partly decomposedbodies from the rubble of Gaza.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The boat people who came… and couldn’t leave

When two small fishing vessels sailed into Gaza Port on 23 August with their renegade crews of international solidarity activists, thousands of Gazans came to greet them. It was a glorious sunny afternoon, and the 46 activists on board the boats had done something amazing: after sailing more than 30 hours from Cyprus, they’d broken the siege of Gaza. Few of us who live here thought they’d make it, and we were delighted to be proved wrong.…

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

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