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Death by a Thousand Papercuts?

July 3, 2011


This post is by Miles Howe, words and photograph – Miles is one of the most optimistic men I have ever meet, not to mention his wicked sense humor and commitment, and I still hope to sail to Gaza with him in the near future. The Greek government has crumbled in the face Israeli pressure, […]

Tahrir on the Gaza Flotilla

June 29, 2011


A great report from the Canadian broadcaster CBC about the Tahrir, the Canadian boat on its way to Gaza with activists from other European countries and Australia

Children and Clowns violently attacked in the West Bank

June 29, 2011

0 Colorful day in Nabi Saleh Published Friday 24/06/2011 (updated) 25/06/2011 17:33 [MaanImages/HO/Diana Al-Zeer] Click for more images BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The children of An-Nabi Saleh set off with kites and painted faces to the village’s hill shortly after noon on Friday.An hour later, they were sheltering in a village house, while five Israeli military […]

Joining the freedom flotilla to break Gaza blockade is a necessity

June 19, 2011


Sylvia Hale June 20, 2011Comments 36 Yesterday, I left for Europe to join the flotilla to break the blockade of Gaza, along with fellow Australians Vivienne Porzsolt, of Jews Against the Occupation, and Michael Coleman, a youth worker. People ask me why I’m going. I reply by recalling my experiences in Gaza last July […]

Cosmetics firm LUSH endorses “Freedom for Palestine”

June 5, 2011


Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Sat, 06/04/2011 – 14:02 The UK-based international cosmetics firm LUSH has endorsed a single aimed at raising awareness of the struggle for human rights in Palestine. In an appeal in the “Ethical Campaigns” section on its website, the company says: This month we have the exciting opportunity to help secure a […]

Palestine Strings!

May 15, 2011


Enjoy this wonderful performance by this group of young people who obviously enjoy playing music together.  This was filmed in Birzeit, Palestine. My thanks to my good friend Hania for passing it on.  As she says, please watch till the end to get the full impact of what playing together means for this group of […]

The Arab Spring

March 5, 2011

0 Rashid Khalidi March 3, 2011   |    This article appeared in the March 21, 2011 edition of The Nation. Suddenly, to be an Arab has become a good thing. People all over the Arab world feel a sense of pride in shaking off decades of cowed passivity under dictatorships that ruled with no deference […]