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Why are volunteers being treating like criminals in Greece?

Natasha Tsangarides examines what’s driving a crackdown on people supporting refugees on the island of Lesvos.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Acts of solidarity are what make us human’

Though facing overwhelming struggles of their own, teachers at the NUT conference in Brighton have been showing a true spirit of internationalism, writes Jo Lateu.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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
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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
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No place to hide

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

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Dreams are for no reason. Let them sleep’

Prison and a Palestinian refugee camp are the harsh reality for Manal – and the struggle for survival leaves little room for one’s desires.…

  • 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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Burma: Refugees' lives in the balance

Perhaps it's not unsurprising that when cyclone Nargis strucksouthern Burma, my thoughts went first to a community of internalrefugees close to the Thai border in the north who would have beenphysically unaffected. These were the people of Wan Bai Pay* whohad been graceful in their hospitality to me earlier this year and whohad entrusted me with their traumatic stories (of slave labourextracted by Burma's military, of beatings, murder and rape) with thesimple request: ‘Tell the world about…

  • 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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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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