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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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

‘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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

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

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
  • Rank: 100

Faith and frustration

Despite Egyptian intransigence, the aid convoy still hopes to get to Gaza.…

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

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