Rana Baker

Why are we in Gaza being punished for Egypt border guard killings?

Rana Baker
Gaza City
8 August 2012
Palestinians in Gaza are being collectively punished for an attack in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula that left 16 border guards dead.

Gaza gears up for Israeli Apartheid Week

Rana Baker and
Joe Catron
Gaza Strip
1 March 2012
Students across the occupied Gaza strip prepare for the third consecutive year of Israeli Apartheid Week events, structured around strengthening the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement and bridging global struggles for liberation.

Israel can never steal our heritage

Rana Baker
Gaza City
6 December 2011
We Palestinians have nothing to cherish more than our roots and ancestral identity. And no matter how hard it tries, Israel can never take our heritage away from us.

Weddings without a groom; only in Gaza

Rana Baker
Gaza City
15 September 2011
The outside world, the checkpoint-less expanse, doesn’t know why wrinkles map our faces so early. Our tears are different, and so is their cause. So, too, are the causes of our moments of happiness.

Solidarity at sea on board the Oliva

Rana Baker
Gaza City
12 July 2011
A month ago, Oliva, the first boat to monitor human rights violations in the Palestinian territorial waters, was launched.

Traveling to the other part of home

Rana Baker
Gaza Strip
7 June 2011
For Palestinians in Gaza, the answer to “Have you ever been to Jerusalem?” is usually a complicated one.

Resilience in the green fields of Gaza

Rana Baker
11 April 2011

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A visit to Khuzaa village in the Gaza Strip is a lesson in Palestinian sumoud or steadfastness.

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