Feb 4, 2015, published at RT.com *re-published: Global Research, Uprooted Palestinians -By Eva Bartlett *blog version longer than original; additions noted in red font “Welcome to the United Nations. It’s your world,” reads the UN logo. Apparently, however, there are limitations as to just how “welcome” some of its representatives are. Syria’s Ambassador to the… Read More Scoundrels & gangsters at UN: Silencing the Syrian narrative
JABALIYA, Gaza, Sep 8 2012 (IPS) -By Eva Bartlett **(blog version longer than original published) “Gaza’s economy is expected to grow modestly and people will likely still be worse off in 2015 compared to the mid-1990s,” reads a press release announcing the United Nations’ August 2012 report, ‘Gaza in 2020 – A Liveable Place?’ In… Read More Gaza Economy Tailored to Fail
Israeli warplanes and drones roaring and buzzing overhead are so normal in Gaza that one usually doesn’t consciously acknowledge their presence. But when you do, you get to thinking about all of the terrors they are capable of. This brief, low-quality recording is only a sample of the air activity over Gaza on any given… Read More morning serenade
*north from Gaza City, overlooking sweltering concrete slums of Beach Camp and on to border with Zionist state. The stepped-building in the right hand photo is a never-finished project begun in the 90s after Oslo As I spoke with his father last night there was a loud blast somewhere in the distance. He is… Read More Impressions from Gaza on a few hot August days
Sun Aug. 19 1:05 pm I’ve been back in Gaza 4 days now and now hear the familiar roar of a Zionist warplane over Deir al Balah where I live. I was wondering where they were, knew they hadn’t gone away. Now, with the passing war-roar, things seem sickeningly normal here.
Five years ago, I met Nasser Nawaja and his family, and the community of Palestinian Susiya (not to be confused with the illegal Zionist colony of Susiya, in the same south of Hebron, West Bank area, whose colonists regularly viciously attack and aggress Susiya Palestinians, including elderly, children and women). When in 2007 I met… Read More Palestinian voice from Susiya, a Palestinian village that existed before the establishment of the State of Israel
*Child’s View from Gaza Two weeks ago, while Beit Zatoun hosted “A Child’s View from Gaza,” a series of drawings made by Palestinian school children in Gaza, I spoke to a small audience about the lives of Palestinians, particularly children, in occupied Palestine, occupied Gaza under siege. Anyone who knows of Gaza under the Israeli-led… Read More Zionist Attempt to Whitewash Gaza Realities