Author Archives: Johnny Barber

About Johnny Barber

Johnny Barber has traveled to Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Gaza & Afghanistan to witness and document the suffering of people affected by war advocating reconciliation and nonviolent strategies in the face of violence and oppression. www.oneBrightpearl-jb.blogspot.com and www.oneBrightpearl.com

Shebab vs the Wall at the Erez Crossing

A report from the Land Day protests at Gaza’s Erez Crossing.

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Fire and flowers at Erez

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate at Gaza Israel border. Israelis shoot several, killing at least one

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Sometimes they fall from the sky: a report from Gaza

Johnny Barber reports from Gaza on the after effects of Israel’s air strikes, including attending the funeral of one child and visiting a family whose youngest son was injured.

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Those killed in Gaza have a name, and each has a family that grieves for them

With the exception of the two men Israel assassinated on Friday March 9 – Zuhair al-Qaisy, secretary-general of the Popular Resistance Committees, and Mahmoud Ahmad Al-Hanini, a Hamas military leader – the Palestinians killed remained nameless in all mainstream media accounts of the recent Israeli attacks on Gaza. Johnny Barber interviews the families of those killed.

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