· June, 2007

Stories about Palestine from June, 2007

Palestine: 7.5m Palestinian Refugees

  20 June 2007

Palestinian blogger Umm Khalil, who lives in the US, marks World Refugee Day with a post which says there are 7.5 million Palestinian refugees and internationally displaced persons.

Palestine: Baghdad Orphanage Horror

  20 June 2007

Palestinian Pundit Tony draws our attention to a Baghdad orphanage horror here. “24 boys were found naked and lying on concrete floors, covered in their own excrement, flies and sores. Some were near death..” reads the report, which has heart breaking pictures of the orphans.

Iraq: Blame Iran for Everything

  20 June 2007

“I think that when the president of the united states counted Iran among the members of the axis of evil the description was not unjustifiably incriminating, it just came before the evidence that support this claim became available,” writes Mohammed in Iraq the Model, who blames all the crisis in...

Palestine: Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

  18 June 2007

International Solidarity Movement reports on the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza, as well as an appeal to Israel not to “stand idly by at a time when the fundamental human rights of Gaza residents are being violated and the right to life is being threatened.”

Israel: Life in Ramallah

  18 June 2007

Not allowed to enter Gaza, Israeli blogger and journalist Lisa Goldman travels to Ramallah and reports what she saw there last Friday, the day after Hamas took power in Gaza.

Palestine: Fighting for Nothing

  16 June 2007

Palestinian blogger Al Falasteeniya concludes that the Palestinians are fighting for nothing and that the ongoing civil war is the doing of International powers, namely the US.

Palestine: Call to International Community

“It’s very simple: the Palestinians say “Hamas, Dahlan, and the PA should go to hell, all of them should disappear from Palestine”. The International community should stand up to its responsibility toward the Palestinians according to the International laws, and not according to the Israelis demands,” writes Palestinian blogger Haitham...

Israel: Who Next?

  14 June 2007

“(N)ow that they’ve finished slaughtering their Fatah foes, who do you think they will turn them on next?” writes Yael from Israel.

Jordan: Palestinian Conflict Update

  14 June 2007

“The coming news from Gaza is disturbing to say the least. Gaza is almost and for the first time under complete control of Hamas forces,” writes Shifaa from Jordan.

Bahrain: Lebanese Appeal

  14 June 2007

An appeal has gone out for Bahrainis to dig deep in their pockets to help Palestinian refugees caught up in the crossfire in Lebanon, reports Haitham Sabbah, who is based in Bahrain.

The Great Walls

  13 June 2007

Walls are continuing to spring up around the world, writes guest blogger Sokari on Sabbah's Blog, who discusses new and old walls which separate Iran from Pakistan, India from Pakistan, Palestine from Israel, Morocco from the Polisario front, the Spanish enclaves from the rest of Morocco and certain neighbourhoods of...

Israel: Gazans Call for Help

  13 June 2007

Israeli blogger Yael K notes that Gazans are seeking refuge from Israel to escape the in fighting between Hamas and Fatah in Palestine.

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