9 June 2011 — Electronic Intifada
RECENT BLOG POSTS ON THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA:
- Update/analysis: Cameron changes “no comment” stance on JNF departure
- Ali Abunimah: Busting the myth of the West Bank “economic boom”
- Ali Abunimah: Saeb Erekat denies Washington Post claim Palestinians dropped settlement freeze demand
- Video: Democracy Now! reports from the Rafah crossing in Gaza
RECENT ARTICLES FROM THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA:
Frustrations rise as Rafah crossing closed again
By Mohammed Omer, Rafah, 9 June 2011
Many hoping to find free movement between Egypt and Gaza have found the border gates at the Rafah crossing closed. Egyptian officials closed the gates on Saturday, according to Palestinian officials.
Interview: Antony Loewenstein on Palestine’s struggle in Australia
By Sarah Irving, 8 June 2011
Antony Loewenstein, a writer and journalist based in Sydney and a founder of Independent Australian Jewish Voices, speaks to The Electronic Intifada about the growing boycott, divestment and santions movement and the resistance to it in Australia.
Life in Jordan Valley strangled by Israeli military control
By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours, Jerusalem, 8 June 2011
For Abd al-Rahim Bisharat, Israe’s goal of taking full and permanent control of the Jordan Valley is clear.
“Their goal is that they want us [to] get tired of our land and leave it so that they can expand the settlements.”
Traveling to the other part of home
By Rana Baker, Gaza Strip, 7 June 2011
For Palestinians in Gaza, the answer to “Have you ever been to Jerusalem?” is usually a complicated one.
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