· May, 2008

Stories about Palestine from May, 2008

Jordan: Gearing Up for Strike

  3 May 2008

Jordan is gearing up for a strike on May 4, according to bloggers. Just like in Egypt, the message to strike was posted on Facebook, and later picked up by blogs, in protest against increasing prices and calling for better living conditions.

Middle East: Police Meet Workers on May 1

  2 May 2008

May Day is the day workers around the world rally for better working conditions and higher wages. In the Middle East, bloggers mark the day with posts and photographs reporting what happened, what the day means for them, and why it is a reason for celebration.

Israel Dumping Raw Sewage on Palestinians

  2 May 2008

Talking about the “promise” 60 years ago of an Israel that will be “a light unto the nations,” Lebanese blogger Moussa Bashir links to a story about how Israeli settlements are dumping raw sewage into neighbouring Palestine.

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