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Tunnel fever

As a consequence of the illegal siege, many Gazans are literally going underground to circumvent the border controls that keep them imprisoned.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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S** and the city

This week marks a year since Hamas bludgeoned their way to power inGaza. It has been a hell of a year here, with Israel sealing the entireGaza Strip and imposing a crippling siege on 1.5 million people, whilstthe so-called ‘International Community’ shamelessly continues to lookthe other way.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Punishing the victims

Normality doesn’t exist in Gaza – andthe situation inside the world’s largest prison is getting slowly worse.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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
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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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Live to Eat...

It’s 8.30pm, and I have just returned from lunch. I was at Hannah’shouse; she is a friend and colleague, and she invited eight of us overfor lunch after work today.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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
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Take my word for it

Mainstream Western media often distorts reality when it comes to reporting the Israel-Palestine conflict. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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

Get plucked!

As she scanned my overgrown eyebrows, tweezers in hand, the beauticianberated me for my laziness. ‘You should have come back here weeks ago.You’ve left it too long, and now it’s going to hurt.…

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

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