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· September, 2010

Stories about Palestine from September, 2010

26 September 2010

Israel: Are Peace Activists Harassed by Palestinian Men Being Silenced?

Israeli human rights activists, who regularly join Palestinian demonstrators in Bil'iin and Sheikh Jarrah, are recently blamed for ignoring and even silencing an allegedly common phenomenon of sexual harassment of...

21 September 2010

Palestine: Family Matters

16 September 2010

Palestine: Sending A Message With Social Media

Arjan El Fassed made headlines last year for having a street in a Palestinian refugee camp named after his Twitter account, and has been involved with an online initiative in...

9 September 2010

Palestine: For Gaza Students, No Graduation Without Hijab

The majority of women in Gaza wear the hijab, and those who do not frequently face heavy pressure to do so. In this post we hear from a blogger who...

4 September 2010

Middle East: Arab Attitudes on Freeing Gilad Shalit

Last Saturday, August 28th, Gilad Shalit turned 24 - his fifth birthday in captivity since June 25th, 2006. Each year there are renewed calls for his release. This year has...

1 September 2010

MENA: That's Not Hijab!

This Ramadan, several campaigns encouraging women to wear, or correct their method of wearing hijab have been launched. Two such campaigns--in Iran and Palestine--have sparked conversation amongst a subset of...

LiveJournal Bloggers Killed During Terror Attack in the West Bank