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‘Open’ Borders Do Not Open Economy

By Mel Frykberg |  IPS ipsnews.net RAMALLAH, May 24, 2011 (IPS) – Despite the Egyptian revolution, which ousted Israeli ally and former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, and despite Israel’s claim to have eased the blockade on Gaza following last year’s bloody clashes on the ill-fated Mavi Marmara flotilla, the coastal territory’s economy remains crippled thanks […]

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ei: Legal expert warns of “ethnic cleansing” in Jerusalem

Mel Frykberg, The Electronic Intifada, 24 March 2011 A Palestinian man walks past an Israeli riot police officer in Silwan, occupied East Jerusalem. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) RAMALLAH, occupied West Bank (IPS) – “If the regime that encourages incitement, racism and anti-democracy is not toppled soon, we will find that the future is already here,” says Israeli […]

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