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· January, 2009

Stories about Refugees from January, 2009

10 January 2009

Azerbaijan: IDPs

Palestine: “How many deaths in Gaza is enough?”

As the Israeli attacks on Gaza continue, in this roundup of Gaza's blogs we hear about food shortages, the frustration of being stuck at home, the humour of medical workers...

8 January 2009

Palestine: “In Gaza, we are subject to news but cannot see TVs”

Yesterday (6 January) a UN school in Jabaliya refugee camp which was being used as a shelter, was struck by Israeli shells and about 40 people killed. Today, the Israeli...

7 January 2009

Egypt: Bloggers on the Fence

Sitting on the fence requires objectivity, tolerance, and integrity. Mona Eltahawy chose to sit on the fence and Amr Gharbeia asks people to choose a solution. Marwa Rakha brings us...

Syria: Gaza On Our Minds

Syrian bloggers are in a frenzy since the bombing in Gaza started almost two weeks ago. To many Syrians this comes from a deep long rooted identification with the cause...

6 January 2009

Egyptian Bloggers Ask: WHY?

It seems that most posts from the Egyptian blogosphere are attempts at finding answers to the many whys and hows in their heads following the attack on Gaza. Marwa Rakha...

4 January 2009

Palestine: The people of Gaza “trapped, traumatized, terrorized”

Israeli ground troops have moved further into the Gaza Strip, and naval, air and land bombardment has continued. These are some of the blog posts that have come out of...

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