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Gaza: The Politics of Darkness

The local power plant – shut down twice in the past two years – was operated again using a limited daily supply of fuel smuggled through the tunnels. (Photo: Shuaib Abou-Jahl) By: Doha Shams Published Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Al Akhbar From the window overlooking the pier of Gaza’s humble port, you can see nothing […]

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IOA blackouts prisoners’ cells in Ofer

[ PIC 04/03/2012 – 09:59 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli administration of Ofer jail shut down power at the Palestinian prisoners’ rooms on Saturday despite the freezing weather. A source in the jail said that the administration cut off electricity in the 12, 14, and 16 wards, which mostly group Hamas internees. The source […]

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Gaza hopes electricity line repair will ease blackouts

Related: Deprivation of Basic Needs Cost Lives! Healthcare | Electricity| Water | Communication Maan News Agency | Dec 4, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The main electricity line supplying Gaza has been repaired after two weeks of partial blackout in the blockaded strip, officials said Sunday. The Israeli Electric Company which controls the sea line […]

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