Rafah

Closure of tunnels deprives Gaza of $230 million per month, says government

Khaled Alashqar
Gaza City
13 January 2014
Thousands have been affected by the actions of Egypt’s military.

Cruelty of Israel's Cast Lead assault captured by new documentary

Daryl Meador
6 June 2013

Where Should the Birds Fly features ten-year-old’s chilling observation that Palestinian victims “mean nothing” to Israel.

Rachel Corrie's legacy highlights continuing role of bulldozers that crush Gaza

Joe Catron
Rafah
18 March 2013

The American activist is remembered fondly by many Palestinians ten years after her death.

After victorious hunger strike, Palestinian football star returns to Gaza for life of activism

Rami Almeghari
Rafah
21 February 2013

Mahmoud Sarsak hopes to live a normal life but cannot forget his time inside Israeli jail.

Gaza opens first recycling plant as waste crisis worsens

Rami Almeghari
Rafah
18 October 2012
Components brought into Gaza via underground tunnels used in project set up by environmentalists.

Gaza left in the dark at Ramadan

Mohammed Omer
Gaza City
3 August 2012
The only power plant in Gaza is currently operating at about a third of its capacity, or has been completely shut down by severe fuel shortages since February.

“Are they waiting for him to return in a coffin?”: Akram Rikhawi's family urges action from Gaza

Shahd Abusalama meets the hunger striker Akram Rikhawi’s desperately worried family in Rafah, as his hunger strike passes 100 days.

Meeting Mahmoud Sarsak: "It's not my victory, it's yours"

Last Friday, I had the honor to meet with Mahmoud Sarsak, the ex-detainee Palestinian football player was bravely on a hunger strike for three months.

Month in Pictures: June 2012

6 July 2012
A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

A life brutally cut short: new book collects Tom Hurndall's photos of Palestine

Asa Winstanley
11 June 2012
A collection of photographs charts the personal and political journey of Tom Hurndall, a British photography student and activist shot in the head by an Israeli sniper in 2003.

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