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BT – Disconnect now!

A new campaign is launched today urging British Telecommunications to end its partnership with Israeli company Bezeq International, whose parent company supplies phone services to illegal Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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The third kidnap threat

During the six months I’ve been in Gaza, there have been threeseparate threats to kidnap foreigners who work here. I hear about thesethreats via a daily online security bulletin. .…

  • 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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Slipping into something more comfortable

A visit to Gaza City’sonly Turkish bath-house offers the chance to switch off from reality, just fora while.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Hunger

This program hits the airwaves at the start of Ramadan - the most significant month of the Islamic year: a month in which fasting features. So, inspired by the millions around the world of all faiths who fast, today were focusing on food - whos got it, who hasnt, and how its being used for religious and political pursuits: With global grain reserves at levels so low that would only be capable of satisfying world demands for two months, Angus Calder - a company director in search of more…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Can you teach people peace?

Iris Gonzales attends a workshop in Germany to find out.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Cotton Pickin'

Cotton pickinFresh from an assignment in India, New Internationalist co-editor Richard Swift joins the radio team to pick the issues from the worlds cotton fields. Ninety-nine per cent of cotton farmers now live in the Global South two-thirds in India and China. Yet some in India estimate that only one per cent of the price of a cotton shirt brought in the West ends up in the hands of the farmers.…

  • 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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