"Gazans Resist by Surviving
|The greatest act of nonviolent resistance in Gaza has been simply surviving.|
"I will send fire upon the walls of Gaza…" -- Amos 1:7
In a small cafe in Gaza City, Amjad Shawa, the coordinator for the Palestinian NGO Network (PNGO), sips black coffee and ruminates on the Israeli blockade of Gaza. “This siege isn’t about ‘security’ or even about Hamas,” he says. “Israel’s ultimate aim is to separate Gaza from the West Bank and kill the Palestinian national project.”--read more--"
"Family’s Eviction Draws Global Outrage
|A girl from the Khurd family from East Jerusalem chops wood outside a newly erected tent for them in the city.|
The middle-of-the-night eviction last week of an elderly Palestinian couple from their home in East Jerusalem to make way for Jewish settlers is a demonstration of Israeli intent towards a future peace deal with the Palestinians.
Mohammed and Fawziya Khurd are now on the street, living in a tent, after Israeli police enforced a court order issued in July to expel them....--read more--"
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Update: Israel police remove protest tent