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Monthly Archives: February 2009
We went to see 17 year old Wafa Al Najar, who was shot yesterday, in Naser Hospital today in Khan Younis. In Palestinian tradition, both her family and neighbours were keeping her company. But they were able to do little … Continue reading
Today (footage here) the farmers were mostly elderly folk and mostly women and the bullets were so close they could only face 5 minutes of them. You could feel the thud of the air on your body as they flew … Continue reading
Today is the second day I have gone to spend the hour before sunset on a small pier that juts into the waves of the silver Gaza sea. Small lights bob from fishing boats brave or desperate enough to brave … Continue reading
So here is the footage of Mohammed being shot on Feb 18.. We haven’t been out farming again yet because rain cancelled play on Saturday, Tuesday looks like the next day.
Gaza’s emergency shelter camps fail to meet humanitarian or political needs– first posted by my colleage T at her blog Writing from Gaza. Tuesday 10th February saw the first real rain in Gaza since the supposed “ceasefire”. Whilst most of … Continue reading
The following by my colleage E, first posted on her blog In Gaza yesterday, Feb 18. What caused the Israeli soldiers to shoot a deaf farmer today? Was he threatening? Was it because the group of farm labourers had successfully … Continue reading