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Family of 20; women and children, locked up for 11 hours without food or water in latest Awarta raid

13 April 2011 | International Solidarity Movement In the latest military raid in the village of Awarta, south of Nablus, 20 members of the Awwad family were forced to sit outside in the cold for four hours, guarded by soldiers, before they all were locked inside one room for another seven hours. During the whole […]

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ei: Egypt keeps Gaza’s gates locked

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 11 January 2011 Humanitarian organizations say the Egypt-Gaza border is still effectively closed. (Mohamed Hamouda/APOLLO IMAGES/IRIN) RAFAH (IRIN) – It is 1pm and the terminal building on the Palestinian side of Gaza’s only crossing into Egypt — Rafah — is empty. The desks at passport control are not even manned. Outside […]

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