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Two workers injured in tunnel fall including one seriously

[ PIC 27/05/2012 – 08:50 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Two Palestinian workers fell in a tunnel while working inside it in Rafah, to the southernmost tip of the Gaza Strip, on Saturday. Local sources said that the two workers are in their twenties and were taken to hospital. Adham Abu Salmiya, the spokesman for ambulance […]

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If you have no idea about avoidable mortality by Israel’s deliberate policies: Meet Baby Firas – video

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication This video report tells the story of the child Firas Mazloom, born in Gaza, who has two holes in his heart. His condition could have been fixed by routine surgery, but Israel’s siege on the Gaza Strip has crippled the medical system […]

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Global Avoidable Mortality: Post-1967 Palestinian & Israeli deaths from occupation & violence

AVOIDABLE MORTALITY – or EXCESS MORTALITY – is the difference between the ACTUAL mortality in a country and the mortality EXPECTED in a peaceful, decently-run country with the same demographics. AVOIDABLE MORTALITY and INFANT MORTALITY are KEY INDICATORS of the HUMAN CONSEQUENCES of national and global policies.   As of late APRIL 2006, how many […]

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