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EGYPT: Unrest Spreads to Sinai

Posted on 01 February 2011 by editor

A lone soldier is no threat to a crowd in Cairo. Credit:Mohammed Omer

By Mohammed Omer

SINAI, Feb 1, 2011 (IPS) – A Bedouin youth casually spreads out a piece of cloth before a police headquarters in Sheikh Zwayyed town in Sinai, the vast desert area to the east of Cairo across the Suez. “I will leave when Mubarak leaves,” he says.
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La educación puede cambiar Palestina

Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin

Courtesy of World Education Forum - Palestine.

Por Eva Bartlett

GAZA, nov (IPS/TerraViva) – Las dificultades del sistema educativo palestino no llaman la atención de la prensa internacional como ocurre con las continuas movilizaciones no violentas en Gaza, Cisjordania y Jerusalén oriental.
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MIDEAST: World Forum Boosts Education for Palestinians

Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin

Courtesy of World Education Forum - Palestine.

By Mel Frykberg

RAMALLAH, Nov 1, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Education in Palestinian areas and the longing for a homeland were given a major boost over the weekend through the World Education Forum (WEF). The four-day education conference Oct. 28-31 was held in cities across the West Bank and in Gaza, as well as Lebanon.
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MIDEAST: The People Speak

Posted on 31 October 2010 by admin

One of the many schools in Gaza damaged in Israeli attacks. Credit:Eva Bartlett.

By Eva Bartlett

GAZA CITY, Oct 31, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – The focus on people’s movements in Palestine continues to gain momentum with growing non-violent demonstrations in Gaza, the occupied West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem, and with a Palestine-wide call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
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MÉDIO ORIENTE: Ser pacifista exige coragem

Posted on 22 October 2010 by admin

Yonatan Shapira. Credit: Mel Frykberg/IPS.

Mel Frykberg

Jerusalém, Israel, 22/10/2010, (IPS/TerraViva) – O ex-capitão da Força Aérea Israelense Yonatan Shapira, outrora fervoroso sionista que perdeu vários familiares no Holocausto, hoje é tachado de psicopata e criticado por muitos compatriotas devido à sua oposição à ocupação dos territórios palestinos.
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MIDEAST: This Peaceful Position Takes Courage

Posted on 20 October 2010 by admin

Yonatan Shapira. Credit: Mel Frykberg/IPS.

By Mel Frykberg

EAST JERUSALEM, Oct 20, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – A former captain in the Israeli Air Force, previously an ardent Zionist who lost many members of his family in the Holocaust, has been labelled a psychopath and denounced by many Israelis for the moral stand he has taken against the Israeli occupation.
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A Global Civil Society Campaign to De-Legitimise Israel?

Posted on 09 June 2010 by editor

Free Gaza activists being marched away from a bus at the Ben Gurion International airport. Credit:Mel Frykberg/IPS

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 4, 2010 (IPS) – If, as expected, the U.N. Security Council remains politically impotent and refuses to penalise Israel for the killings of nine pro-Palestinian civilians on a ship carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza, what is the next course of action? Continue Reading

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