Tag Archives: rafah

Borders of the mental and physical kind

An activist recounts attempting to enter Gaza through both the Israeli and Egyptian borders.

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Caterpillar freeze and ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ honor suggest advance of boycott movement

This is important and I’ve been sitting on it, sorry. Four points: –Caterpillar has temporarily stopped delivering bulldozers to Israel. JPost: Caterpillar, the company which supplies the IDF with bulldozers, has announced that it is delaying the supply of D9 … Continue reading

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Back to Gaza

I arrived in Gaza on Thursday. This the first time I’ve been back to any corner of Palestine since I was deported by Israel in January. It took a week of paperwork and waiting in Cairo to get approval from … Continue reading

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In my Cairo hotel, I meet a family that is desperate to get to Gaza

Mondoweiss correspondent Susan Johnson of Doylestown, Pa., has been stuck in Cairo, trying to get into Gaza, where two organizations have requested her services. Her latest report. Here I sit in my cheap little Cairo hotel…people coming and going, some … Continue reading

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‘There Are No Civilians In Wartime’: Rachel Corrie’s family confronts the Israeli military in court

In a small courtroom in Haifa’s District Court, a colonel in the Israeli engineering corps who wrote a manual for the bulldozer units that razed the Rafah Refugee Camp in 2003 offered his opinion on the killing of the American … Continue reading

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