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#VIDEO | From the children of Gaza: Samouni Street

20 August 2012 | Besieged Gaza, occupied Palestine | ISM Palestine From the children of Gaza comes this adorable animation depicting the story of 4 kids of the extended Samouni family in Gaza. By animated drawings they express what happened to them and their family during operation ‘Cast Lead’. Recommended read: A “Leaflet” to the […]

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Must read: Surgeon Dr. Mads Gilbert Shares Stories of Humanitarian Medical Work in Gaza

His presentation is 7 p.m. April 14 at Tomson Hall 280, St. Olaf College. By Allison K. Schmitt | NorhfieldPatch | April 13, 2012 Amid falling bombs, electricity blackouts and medical personnel stretched to the breaking point, Dr. Mads Gilbert was only one of two Westerners to witness the 2008-09 Israeli bombing of Gaza. Dr. […]

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Nova Scotia Trade Mission to Gaza Launched

Business community sends local goods aboard the Canadian Boat to Gaza by Hillary Lindsay and Moira Peters →Canadian Foreign Policy, →Halifax News, →Politics Miles Howe, founder of Peaceful Waters Trading Company, announces his trade mission to Gaza at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax today. photo by Moira Peters Howe will bring quality, […]

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Kidnapped in Gaza | Reports From Vittorio’s Blog

by Vittorio Arrigoni on April 18, 2011 The following was sent to us by Daniela Loffreda, a close friend of Vittorio Arrigoni.  She writes: “This is a chilling account from Vittorio’s blog of what happened to him and other ISM activists when they were kidnapped by the Israeli military in 2008. The media keeps focusing on how […]

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Jabr: Prisoners in Israeli jails experiencing harsh conditions

[ 17/04/2011 – 05:28 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Ibrahim Jabr, who was recently released from Israeli occupation jails, said that the Palestinian prisoners were experiencing cruel incarceration conditions. Jabr, 47, told the PIC in an interview that the prisoners were planning to escalate their protests against such conditions topped by the solitary confinement, which he […]

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My Gaza strip search

My Gaza strip search  – CNN.com Blogs | Inside the Middle East: Blog Archive – Posted: 719 GMT | January 23, 2011 The view of the concrete barrier separating Gaza and Israel from the Palestinian side of the Erez crossing.(CNN/Kevin Flower) It’s an experience I had heard described dozens of times before; a frequent occurrence for […]

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