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· February, 2009

Stories about Palestine from February, 2009

26 February 2009

Arab Bloggers Rally Against the Judaization of Jerusalem

As Israeli authorities evict Arab residents and demolish their houses in Jerusalem, Arab bloggers are set on not letting this pass unnoticed. Another blogger calls for designating a week to...

Syria: Violation of Terms of Service

25 February 2009

Palestine: Canada Speaking Tour

Egypt: Philip Rizk's Four Days in Detention

A day after publishing “Egypt: More activists and bloggers arrested” on Global Voices Online, news of Philip Rizk's detention spread like wildfire around the world - and the blogger and...

23 February 2009

Palestine: Attacks On Gaza Continue

Despite the announcement of unilateral ceasefires by both Israel and Hamas, attacks by the Israeli military on Gaza continue while Palestinian factions have been launching rockets into Israel. In this...

Global: Convoy to Gaza Makes History

History was made yesterday in the Maghreb as a convoy headed from the UK to Gaza was allowed to pass through the border between Morocco and Algeria, which has been...

Morocco: Algeria Border Opened for Gaza Aid Convoy

19 February 2009

Palestine: The Story of a Gazan “Martyr”

The death of anyone close to you is painful, but how do you cope with it if that person has actively sought death? Gazan blogger Samaher Al Khazandar has written...

18 February 2009

Palestine: From Gaza to Puerto Rico

Palestine: Appointment of Female Islamic Judges Ratified

Egypt: Bloggers Take on the “Sons of Zion”

The bombs on Gaza may have stopped falling, but a fierce cyber battle continues, with bloggers on both sides of the fence mobilising their troops to 'obliterate' the presence of...

17 February 2009

Lebanon: Students make banner of peace for Gaza

MENA: Is the BBC Impartial in its Refusal to Air the Gaza Appeal?

Long respected as a beacon of free speech, bloggers across the Arab world and beyond have been left questioning BBC's integrity after its refusal to air an appeal for the...

Jordan: Cook for Peace