Gaza Farmers and Fishers Find Canadian Support

“This particular aspect of the siege is quite compelling because when a society is deprived of the ability to fish and to farm, it is deprived of its ability to sustain itself. It’s part of the ongoing Nakba, and part of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine,” says Charlotte Kates, a lawyer and one of the Day of Action coordinators.… Read More Gaza Farmers and Fishers Find Canadian Support

No pretense of an excuse for continued Israeli attacks on Gaza

*Palestinians injured in Israel’s latest bombing campaign in Gaza (photo by Mohamed Majdalawi) by Eva Bartlett In August 2011, when the Israeli army bombed the Gaza Strip for nearly a week, killing 26 and injuring 89 more Palestinians, they at least had a pretext, no matter how transparently false — one which was immediately proven… Read More No pretense of an excuse for continued Israeli attacks on Gaza

Israel initiates bloodbath on Gaza… which continues 4 days later

*injured Palestinians from Israel’s latest attacks on Gaza (photo by: Mohamed Majdalawi) As Gaza endures its 4th day of intense bombing from Israeli F-16s, V58 fighter planes, Apache helicopters, UAVs and warships, please take the time to look at these websites and read these key articles: Mohamed Majdalawi, Palestinian, Jabaliya camp, photos and thoughts Omar… Read More Israel initiates bloodbath on Gaza… which continues 4 days later

dignity

*the emergency tent camp named Karama (“Dignity”) set up in the Ezbet Abed Rabbo region, for the 350 families with houses completely destroyed and the 700 families with houses badly damaged. The 55 tents available are obviously insufficient for the number of families, the size of the tents insufficient for the size of families, many… Read More dignity

waiting

Today was the first day that medics and journalists were able to reach areas occupied by the invading Israeli troops. Palestinians by this point, by weeks ago, were desperate for any semblance of a normal life, though normality here is far from normality anywhere else. They were desperate to return to their homes, survey the… Read More waiting