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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
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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
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Don't believe what you read in the press

Israel may have‘partially reopened’ the Erez border crossing, but 95 per cent of Palestiniansare still imprisoned inside the Strip.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Journalists, lawyers and activists without borders

It was the hacks who got here first: even before Israel announced its‘unilateral’ ceasefire in the Gaza Strip on 18 January, they werequeuing up at the Egyptian border post in Rafah, waiting to cross overinto Gaza and file their war stories.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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An elephant in the garden

I got back to Gaza a couple of days ago. One afternoon I was standingin a central London supermarket, trying to decide what brand ofchocolate to buy for my Palestinian friends – and the next morning Ifound myself standing outside Erez Crossing, the border crossing intothe Gaza Strip, feeling very hot and slightly dazed. My brain does nottravel at the speed of an airplane.…

  • 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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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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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
  • Rank: 100

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

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