Gaza Stories

  • Poundland sells globe featuring Palestine… but not Israel
    Poundland sells globe featuring Palestine… but not Israel
    Budget retailer Poundland has reportedly stocked a globe which features Palestine, but fails to include the State of Israel. A shopper discovered the globe in London’s Kilburn High Street branch.
  • 45,000 demand Israel PM Netanyahu’s arrest for ‘war crimes’ during UK state visit
    45,000 demand Israel PM Netanyahu’s arrest for ‘war crimes’ during UK state visit
    A petition calling for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested for ‘war crimes’ when he arrives in London next month has been signed by over 45,000 people.
  • Israeli navy boards activist ship en route to Gaza
    Israeli navy boards activist ship en route to Gaza
    Israel’s defense forces have boarded a ship attempting to break through the Gaza blockade in “a peaceful operation.” The vessel was carrying Palestinian activists, parliamentarians and humanitarian cargo, said a mission spokesperson.
  • Deaf in Gaza: Learning to make themselves heard
    Deaf in Gaza: Learning to make themselves heard
    Even the daily routine of going to school is associated with breaking the blockade in Gaza. Education is seen as vital, and education for the deaf is no exception. Thus, the building of the Strip’s first secondary school for the deaf is a true milestone.
  • UN reports alarming increase in Israeli violence
    UN reports alarming increase in Israeli violence
    The Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip has become increasingly hazardous to Palestinians, with attacks by settlers and heavy-handed tactics on the part of Israeli security forces on the rise, according to the latest UN statistics.
  • Israel’s fears over Gaza aid flotilla cargo doubted
    Israel’s fears over Gaza aid flotilla cargo doubted
    Israel says an international aid flotilla is carrying chemical weapons which could be used on soldiers attempting to stop it reaching Gaza. The other side calls it propaganda as the war of words continues.
  • Free Gaza: ready to start
    Free Gaza: ready to start
    Free Gaza has announced it is ready to go on with their new attempt to sail through the Gaza Strip sea blockade.
  • Free Gaza training
    Free Gaza training
    The world’s mass media are alarmed: activists of the Free Gaza flotilla are receiving resistance training to repel Israeli army attacks. The press reports it is banned from the training site, which definitely means something insidious is underway.
  • Gazan grief beyond relief
    Gazan grief beyond relief
    Palestinians say they are still suffering two years on from Israel's deadly offensive in Gaza, which killed more than a thousand people.