Posted tagged ‘parsley’

March 19: Speaking truth to power

March 19, 2009
January 09 art from children at the Al Amal Centre, Khan Younis

January 09 art from children at the Al Amal Centre, Khan Younis

We were back at Faraheen this morning accompanying farmers again, eyeing the jeeps driving along the Israeli border while our farmers removed the irrigation pipes from one of the fields we have visited regularly. Since Mohammed was shot in the leg, the farmer here has decided to give up on this field, its convenient well, and its half-grown parsley crop – 200,000 shekels worth – in case of further injury or death of harvesters. It was a quiet morning, thank goodness. (more…)

Feb 16: Almost every day

February 16, 2009

Y and the beetroot harvest - her dad J dodges bullets to farm

Y and the beetroot harvest - her dad J dodges bullets to farm

A South African teacher who reads this blog asked yesterday: “I’ve heard that everyday people are still being killed in Gaza, is this true?” (more…)

Feb 5: Ya gotta really love parsley…

February 7, 2009

We picked a wagonload here, then went to field where shooting began

We picked a wagonload here, then went to field where shooting began

“Parsley’s good, but it’s not that good!” said a UK friend when I told him about our second day of parsley picking.

Footage of shooting at ISM website and Press TV report (more…)


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