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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
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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
  • Rank: 100

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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Violence and eviction

An indigenous community is evicted as disputes rage about land ownership in Argentina.…

  • 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
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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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A day of tactical diversity

People assembled en masse June 26 at Queen’s Park, Ontario’s provincial legislature, for a day of demonstrations. There were an estimated 10,000 people on the legislature lawn and the march, which was deemed family-friendly by organizers, started out peacefully.…

  • 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
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Sonic booms, drones and other mindgames

A few days ago rumours of more Israeli air strikes began to cause panic across Gaza.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Poison of Pinochet

The one distinctive mark left by General Augusto Pinochet, Chile’sbe-shaded terrorist, will be the celebration of his death. That’s notaccorded to many, and I can’t off-hand think of another who’s beengranted it recently, at least not after dying in bed. The BBC’s radioobituary slot turned to a Swiss entrepreneur who had the honour ofinterpreting between Pinochet and Margaret Thatcher – another candidatefor the same accolade, I suppose.…

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

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