Author Archives: Nigel Parry

About Nigel Parry

Nigel Parry is a former webmaster of Birzeit University, co-founder of the Electronic Intifada, and a longtime independent media activist, currently living in Pittsburgh, PA.

Good flotilla, bad flotilla: The Libyan ship approaches… or does it?

Within two weeks of the May 31st attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, which left 9 dead and scores of injured, Iran announced the departure of two aid ships to Gaza. The Iranian Red Crescent reported that over 155,000 volunteers … Continue reading

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New Israeli military order on ‘lawful permits’ would seem to allow expulsion of all West Bank Palestinians

Israeli human rights organization HaMoked today distributed a press release warning that Israel had passed a new military order that requires all residents of the West Bank obtain an Israeli issued permit. On Tuesday, April 13 2010, the Order regarding … Continue reading

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Two Palestinians are killed in a demo–but only Israelis count as witnesses

On 20 March 2010, Israeli soldiers raided Iraq Burin near Nablus after a demonstration by the villagers to protest ongoing restrictions on access to their lands near the illegal Jewish settlement of Har Bracha. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights … Continue reading

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What is the fate of 15-year-old Mohammed al-Faramawi?

 IMPORTANT UPDATE March 30th or "Land Day" has been a significant date in the calendar of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1976, when protests by Palestinian citizens of Israel during a general strike against land expropriation in the Galilee were met … Continue reading

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