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Siege brings Gaza’s garment industry to a halt

Rami Almeghari |The Electronic Intifada |3 May 2011 Equipment at the Hamdanco factory gathers dust. (Rami Almeghari) Near an abandoned sewing factory in Nuseirat refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip, Mohammad Khamis Hamdan runs a small travel agency dedicated to serving pilgrims to the Saudi Arabia city of Mecca, Islam’s holiest site. Hamdan opened the travel agency […]

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ei: Aid industry doing no harm in Palestine?

Samer Abdelnour, The Electronic Intifada, 22 March 2011 Discourses of “aid,” “development” and “reconstruction” shield Israel’s ongoing occupation and colonial project. (Khaleel Reash/MaanImages) The “Palestine Papers” reveal fully the extent to which Palestinians have neither genuine leadership nor a partner for peace. At the foreground is an unrepresentative “authority” prepared to compromise the most fundamental […]

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Gaza fishing industry hit hard by siege

PressTV –  Sat Mar 5, 2011 9:31PM Yousef al-Helou, Press TV, Gaza The fishing sector in Gaza has suffered a sharp blow as the Israeli naval blockade, high fuel costs and lack of parts have made profitable catches almost impossible. Gaza fishermen, are among the most hardly hit and the livelihood of many families are […]

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