Rafah

Gaza, from the diaspora -- part two

Jehan Bseiso
Cairo
14 August 2014

Today in Jabaliya, Khan Younis, in Rafah and Shujaiya …

Israel broke all taboos in attacking civilians, says Gaza doctor

“Drones have not left the area,” according to a physician in al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City.

One-fourth of Gaza's population displaced by Israel's violence

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
4 August 2014

Entire families continue to be massacred in their homes.

Israeli airstrike massacres family of prominent physician and author

“I woke up this morning and I learned that my tax dollars killed my family members in Gaza,” Laila El-Haddad told US Congress.

Did Israeli army deliberately kill its own captured soldier and destroy Gaza ceasefire?

Israel has long had a murky procedure called the Hannibal Directive that some interpret as an order to do whatever it takes to prevent a soldier’s capture, even if it means killing him.

Mahmoud Abbas: collaboration with Israeli army, secret police is “sacred”

Known euphemistically as “security coordination,” PA intelligence and security forces work closely with Israeli occupation forces to suppress any Palestinian resistance.

Parents of Rachel Corrie seek justice in Jerusalem

Rachel Corrie’s family head to Jerusalem to appeal the 2012 verdict in their wrongful death trial; a student activist at NYU explains why they distributed mock eviction notices under dormitory doors; a poem by Remi Kanazi; and news headlines.

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.

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