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· July, 2010

Stories about Palestine from July, 2010

31 July 2010

Lebanon: Felesteen 2.0

Palestine: A Possibility of Military Conscription?

The Hamas government's Interior Minister, Fathi Hammad, earlier this week announced that he was considering expanding Gaza's military force, initially with volunteers and eventually with conscripts. Bloggers in Gaza have...

28 July 2010

Israel: Rape by Deceit or Racism?

The recent conviction of rape by deceit of an Arab posing as a Jew to seduce a Jewish woman to engage in sexual intercourse has sparked conversations across the Hebrew...

21 July 2010

Israel: Conviction of “rape by deceit”

Sabar Kashur, an Arab resident of East Jerusalem, was charged with rape for posing as a Jewish bachelor in order to seduce a woman. He has been convicted to 18...

20 July 2010

Palestine: A Green Home Away from Home

In this post we hear about two women with a great love of nature: a nun who has found her home in the convent garden, and a city-dwelling mother who...

17 July 2010

Palestine: The Pain of Exile

Palestinian refugees are one of the biggest displaced populations in the world, with the United Nations providing assistance for some 4.7 million registered refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory, Jordan,...

12 July 2010

Palestine: Workshops Inspire Bloggers in Gaza and West Bank

Recently the director of Global Voices Advocacy, Sami Ben Gharbia, gave a series of blogging workshops in Gaza and the West Bank. The workshops were organised by the Arabic Media...

11 July 2010

Middle East: World Cup Final Thoughts

Psychic octopus Paul was right and Spain clinched the World Cup in the football finals, which ended in South Africa a few minutes ago. In the Arab World, Twitter users...

5 July 2010

Palestine: Surviving with Portable Generators in Gaza

The only power plant in Gaza shut down temporarily on June 25 due to a payment dispute between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority. During power cuts of 12 or more...

Palestine: Living on the Wrong Side of the Wall

Palestine/Israel: Imagine 2018