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· November, 2012

Stories about Palestine from November, 2012

30 November 2012

From Ramallah to Gaza: A Tearful Reunion

Palestine Gets “Symbolic” Upgrade at the UN

The upgrade of Palestine from an "entity" to a "non-member state" at the United Nations received a lukewarm reaction from netizens - who asked what a 'symbolic' gesture like recognising...

24 November 2012

Pakistan Stands With Palestine

A number of rallies and protests were held in Pakistan to show solidarity with the Palestinians in their recent conflict with Israel. Using social media, people have raised concerns over...

22 November 2012

Israeli Media Criticized for Coverage of Gaza Conflict

The latest round of fighting between Israel and Gaza militants was covered around the clock in Israel. Media outlets largely adopted the government's narrative and justifications for the offensive. Leftist...

21 November 2012

Celebratory Gunfire marks Israel and Gaza Ceasefire

A truce has been reached between Israel and Hamas, ending a week of fighting which cost the lives of at least 155 Palestinians and five Israelis.

20 November 2012

Is a Hamas/Israel Ceasefire on the Table?

News is spreading like wildfire online that a Gaza ceasefire will be signed between Hamas and Israel in Cairo tonight [Nov 20, 2012], following a week of violence.

19 November 2012

Chileans Protest in Support of Gaza

The latest hostilities between the Israeli government and Hamas in the Gaza Strip prompted an unusual protest in front of the Israeli Embassy in Santiago, Chile. Reactions come from a...

2012 Peaceful Protest for Gaza in Hong Kong

18 November 2012

The Egyptians have Occupied Gaza!

Palestine: Social Media in Conflict, Four Years On

Back in 2008, during Israel's attack on Gaza that left more than 1,400 (more than 700 of whom were civilians) dead, individuals the world over took to social media to...

Mauritanians Protest in Solidarity with Gaza

In Gaza, Children are Paying the Price of War

Heartbreaking photographs of dead Palestinian children were splattered across social media today, calling attention to the on-going tragedy in Gaza, as Israel and Hamas continue to exchange fire. Today, the...

Thousands like Dog Bites Palestinian Woman on Facebook

17 November 2012

Arab League on Gaza: “Blah Blah… Blah Blah Blah”

The Arab League is meeting at its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, to discuss Gaza - and netizens aren't holding their breath or being optimistic about a strong reaction. Sultan AlQassemi...

Why is the GCC Quiet about Gaza?

16 November 2012

Is Israel Planning a Ground Invasion of Gaza?

Gazans braced themselves for another day of continuous shelling, as news trickles in of the possibility of an Israeli ground invasion. Like yesterday, Palestinian bloggers in Gaza have been keeping...

Hong Kong: Peaceful protest in solidarity with Gaza

15 November 2012

Palestine: Israel Bombs Gaza after Rocket Attacks

Israel: “Ashdod Feels like a War Zone”

After a cease fire was negotiated and rocket fire from Gaza had almost stopped, IDF drones assassinated Hamas military chief, Ahmad al-Jabari. Gaza militants responded by launching a barrage of...