A Childhood Measured in Wars

A childhood measured in wars Living through a war is an experience I don’t wish on my worst enemies. It’s one of the most excruciating experiences a person could have, and I first had mine when I was 10 years old. It was 2006 when Fatah and Hamas fought for control of Gaza. I find [&hellip

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I apologize for being alive

I feared I wouldn’t be able to go back to my former life after the war ended, but I did. It felt so awkward. Everything was normal and people were acting as usual. How did I go back to my life, loaded with the guilt of being alive, of breathing? I apologize for being alive. [&hellip

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Ahmad Manasra: On Trial for Being Alive

The Palestinian child Ahmad Manasra at Zionist occupation military court today. Ahmad was severely injured after being shot by fascist Zionist occupation police about 8 months ago, he was left bleeding for about an hour, then he was kidnapped. Ahmad’s will to live was stronger than their will to kill, he is the living evidence [&hellip

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Palestine, An Unfinished History – A Poem

They came from Europe, these people, single and in families, eager to settle. They said they were returning home, though we had never seen them, were here for generations stretching back for a thousand years or more. Then, along about 1917 – a British Lord named Balfour said our land was theirs without asking if we [&hellip

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Israeli MPs try to assault Haneen Zoabi

This 9-minute video, showing Israeli Jewish MPs’ reaction to a speech by Haneen Zoabi today, offers a very revealing insight into how Israel’s tribal democracy works. And it isn’t pretty. Even in the British parliament, which is imploding at the moment, it is impossible to imagine scenes like these. Zoabi made the speech after Israel agreed this week very belatedly to pay compensation [&hellip

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Israel can’t avoid the fallout from a disunited Europe

There were no tears shed in the Israeli government over Britain’s vote last month to leave the European Union. Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli right blame Europe for many of Israel’s woes. Internal wrangles about how to manage Brexit, they hope, will shift member states’ focus away from criticising Israel. The longer-term fallout [&hellip

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Israeli Army Injures A Child, Kidnap Two Persons In Bethlehem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, Beit Fajjar town, and Aida refugee camp, in the West Bank district of Bethlehem, shot and injured a Palestinian child, and kidnapped two young men. Several military vehicles invaded Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, violently searched many homes, interrogated many Palestinians and kidnapped two. The Bethlehem office [&hellip

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Army Kidnaps Two Palestinians In Nablus And Tubas

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, two Palestinians in the West Bank district of Nablus and Tubas. The PPS said the soldiers invaded a home in the al-Makhfeyya neighborhood, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped Sharhabeel Ahmad Awwad, 31, after searching his [&hellip

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Army Kidnaps Six Palestinians In Jerusalem

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, at least six Palestinians in different parts of occupied East Jerusalem, and took them to a number of interrogation facilities, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported. Silwanic said that the soldiers kidnapped Odai Gheith, 16, and Eyad Gheith, 16, after invading and searching [&hellip

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