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· June, 2010

Stories about Palestine from June, 2010

Lebanon: Facebook Group in Support of Gaza-bound Maryam

Lebanese activists formed a Facebook group in support of a Gaza-bound ship called We are All Maryam (Ar).

Israel: World Cup Bonanza – Back to the Game

Maya Norton's attempts to find World Cup reactions in Israeli blogs are being foiled by a minor dilemma - it seems that most Israeli World Cup fans are too busy...

Israel: Dubious Thanks to USAID

JoeSettler posts a photo of a sign he often passes that reads, “This [road] is a gift from the American people to the Palestinian people.” “What I think that USAID...

Sri Lanka: Reflections On The Problems In Gaza

Sri Lankan MP and blogger Rajiva Wijesinha reflects on the adjournment of resolution on the problems in Gaza: “the world is desperately in need of consensus based on universally accepted...

France: Reflections on Being Part of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Miloud was on board of a Greek ship sailing to Gaza with the Freedom Flottilla that was raided by the IDF. Back in his home town of Marseilles, he tells...

Egypt: Iara Lee's Flotilla Attack Footage

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia posts Iara Lee's one-hour footage from the Gaza-bound flotilla on the night it was attacked by Israeli commandos here.

Israel: iPhone Weather App Divides Jerusalem

If you want to know the weather for Jerusalem on your iPhone, you're going to have to get specific, reports Jewlicious‘ CK. You will now have to choose between East...

Israel: Violence, Non-Violence, and Palestinian Solidarity

In “7 Reasons I'm Conflicted about the Fredom Flotilla” Daniel Sieradski writes: “By engaging in violence…[the activists] have demonstrated succinctly to Israel's supporters and allies that they, and by extension...

Global Voices: We are listening

Soon after Israel's deadly raid on a flotilla carrying aid to Gaza, one post on Global Voices sparked furious critique on Twitter. Tarek Amr in Egypt summarizes the debate.

Arab World: Where the Streets are Quiet During Football Games

Millions of people around the world are glued to their television screens, watching the World Cup's opening ceremony from South Africa - and the scene is not that different in...

Brazil/Palestine: The Rose of Gaza

Georges Bourdoukan presents [pt] us with a beautiful poem in honor of the victims of the war and continuous violence in Gaza.

Egypt: The First Starbucks Protest in Egypt

The Gaza-bound Flotilla Raid has sparked an uprising in Egypt. Zeinobia covered the first Starbucks Protest in Egypt; A video and photographs were also posted by Sarah Carr and Mostafa...

Egypt: Protests and Policy Changes After Flotilla Raid

News of the flotilla raid in Gaza has sparked an uprising in Egypt. Thousands of Egyptians protested both Israel's actions and the stance of their own government earlier this week.

USA: American student loses eye in West Bank protest

One of the many protests that erupted after Israel's deadly raid on the Turkish aid convoy ended in tragedy for a 21-year-old American student, Emily Henochowicz, who was protesting in...

Maghreb: Overwhelming Support for Flotilla Activists

The global outcry following the deadly Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla has been reflected on streets across the world and throughout the Internet, on social networks and personal...

Palestine: “I am afraid of the sea”

In reaction to the raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla on May 31, Gaza blogger Kawther Abu Hani has written a poetic post from the perspective of a child, entitled...

Tunisia: 33 Sarastic Tweets on the #Flotilla Attack

Tunisian blogger Sami ben Gharbia shares what he describes as the “33 most sarcastic tweets about the #flotilla” attack by Israel on a Gaza-bound ship.

Israel: Demonstrations Outside Prison Where Flotilla Passengers Held

Joseph Dana posts a video of demonstrators waving Turkish and Palestinian flags in front of the prison in Beer-Sheva, Israel, where the passengers of the flotilla were being housed until...

Israel: Protests and Counter-Protests in Flotilla's Wake

Alison Avigayil Ramer provides a detailed report on her blog, Your Virtual Community Organizer, of “Demonstrations for and against Israel, the IDF and Turkey in Tel Aviv [Israel] following Flotilla...

Worldwide: Demonstrations for Palestine

Roba from Jordan published pictures from different demonstrations world wide against Israel's last attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, in Holland, Greece, Egypt, United Kingdom, Lebanon, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sweden, France,...

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