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Childhood in Gaza: Of Coffee Cups, Figs & Letters

“You have to pick them before the birds do in the morning.” “At 10?” “In the morning…earlier, Maha.” “9?” “No.” “It’s the weekend, seedo. The birds will be sleeping because…

Gaza

Many of you are asking how I am doing and how my family is doing in Gaza. I’ve not been able to discuss anything much but have only managed to…

Girls As Women

I am the little one, with head shaped like a potato. The beautiful woman is my patrilineal grandmum Standing by the Mediterranean’s wintered coastline at Gaza, in approximately 1980, my…

Even baggies have hearts

A little girl, asked where her home was, replied, “where mother is.” ~Keith L. Brooks Often, I have teased my mum about the weird seeds she saves in her fridge….

UN’s Richard Falk: IDF seizure of Gaza-bound ship ‘criminal’

Please take a moment to read this. From the article: “Richard Falk [who is an expert on international law], an American Jew and the United Nations special rapporteur on human…

Petition to be signed today (15 Jan 2009)

From friend Charles Glass: “Attached is an open letter concerning the Israeli war on Gaza. If you agree with its terms, please send your signature directly to p.hallward@mdx.ac.uk . It…

White Phosphorous: And so the Israeli argument goes…

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Song for Gaza

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Fashionable death in Gaza

This is my article at rabble re the war on Gaza. Comments here are closed… Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet…

My interview with CBC re Gaza

Gaza.mp3 I sure do say “absolutely” a lot. & Happy new year to you all. Comments here are closed. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with…

100 acres of land

Is one of the properties my (father’s) family owns in Gaza. On this land were thousands of orange, grapefruit, lemon, olive & valencia trees. We’ve owned this land for generations…

Gaza

This is where you will find the most comprehensive information about what is happening in Gaza. Bookmark it. All over the world there are demonstrations and vigils being organised. Look…

Download & one political note

The Klonhertz Remix of Owner of a Lonely Heart. & My dearest Canada, how you break our hearts. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers…

Keep your eyes on

Burma (the demonstrations yesterday ended in the death of one Monk) & Gaza (eleven Palestinian ‘militants’ – usually a title bestowed upon any opposing the actions of the State of…

Al-Sahar

‘Al-Sahar’ = Dawn ‘Tasahur’ / ‘yitsa7ar’ = Eating at dawn Another tradition most of you would enjoy immensely during Ramadan is ‘tasahur’, which is the Arabic word describing the meal…

The photos thread…

The following are some choice photos from the last few weeks. Enjoy! This is where I like to breakfast on either Saturdays or Sundays. That’s Lulu and next to her…

Muhammad, my baby cousin

In Gaza was interviewed by BBC – his is the first response on the page… Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet…

World Cup Football and Memories of Gaza

My very first memory of futbol was as a baby of less than four years. My father played on a local team and my mom and I would watch and…

Pics from last few weeks

As previously mentioned, I’ve had an extraordinarily busy few weeks past. This is the first ‘dispatch’ of some of the events which have kept me busy and that really stand…

I Crunched On Him

Oh my god this is just the most exciting news and I can’t believe I’ve not mentioned it before today (my ailing mind. Perhaps ‘tis just the multitude of Gerry…

Through A Lense

While volunteering with UNRWA 3 summers back in the Palestinian Territories, I managed a few days out on the Mediterranean coastline in Gaza. I was having a completely shit day…