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· October, 2011

Stories about Palestine from October, 2011

18 October 2011

Arab World: Celebrations Break Out as 477 Palestinians Released

Tweeps have been busy today following the details of the Israel-Palestine prisoner swap, which saw the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, in exchange for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners. Here is...

16 October 2011

Worldwide: Dialogue and Peace Through Sport

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Joël Bouzou, a bronze medalist during the 1984 Olympic Games and World Champion of modern penthathlon in 1987, is the founder and president of Peace and Sport, an NGO created...

15 October 2011

Colombia: Palestinian Leader Mahmud Abbas Visits President Santos

In Latin America, the countries that don't recognise Palestine are few --including Colombia. As a result, President Abbas visited Juan Manuel Santos in Bogota to discuss relations between Palestine and...

11 October 2011

Global Voices Podcast: 3rd Arab Bloggers Meeting – Part 1

In an addition to our usual monthly podcast, we have some special audio for you from the newly concluded 3rd Arab Bloggers Meeting in Tunisia. In this edition, interviews with:...

6 October 2011

Palestine: Blogger Rasha Hilwi Not Welcome in Tunisia

Rasha Hilwi, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, is a well-known journalist and blogger and was among the Palestinian bloggers refused visas to Tunisia in order to attend the 3rd Arab...

4 October 2011

Tunisia: Palestinian Bloggers Denied Entry to Arab Bloggers Meeting

The buzz surrounding the third Arab Bloggers Meeting, which opened yesterday in Tunis, is being marred by the absence of Palestinian bloggers, who were refused entry visas. Bloggers have joined...

1 October 2011

Morocco: French Made TGV Rail Project Causes Controversy

On Thursday, President Sarkozy of France visited Morocco to oversee the launch of construction work on a new TGV rail link between the cities of Tangier and Casablanca. Moroccan bloggers...