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Gerry Caplan | This film must be seen by anyone who wants to grasp Middle East realities. In a sane world, that would include the Prime Minister of Canada and certainly his Foreign Affairs Minister.
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A United Nations truck removes waste from a Gaza refugee camp. Photo by Emad Bad
Eva Bartlett | The most critical issues in the Gaza Strip include overflowing landfills, non-functioning collection vehicles, waste site toxins leaking into the groundwater, and no means of hazardous waste disposal.
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Eva Bartlett | An initiative by Palestinians in Gaza and international solidarity activists, Gaza's Ark is "a vessel that embodies hope that the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip can soon live in peace."
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Fog at 6:30 one morning, the beginning of a hot day.
Eva Bartlett | The taxis start honking just before 7 a.m. as they circle for fares, catching students going to local schools, people commuting to Gaza for work and university, and usually later others like me.
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Eva Bartlett | People here act and live the opposite of my own inclinations were I subject to a lifetime of oppression, the killing and imprisonment of my loved ones, and just a generally unfair life...
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Jabaliya refugee camp in Gaza. Photo: Emad Badwan/IPS
Eva Bartlett | On International Women's Day, when many of the world's women are fighting for workplace equality and an end to domestic violence, the majority of Gaza's women fight for the most basic of rights.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The Academy Awards ceremony will make history this year with the first-ever nomination of a feature documentary made by a Palestinian.
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Eva Bartlett | Shortly after Israel and Hamas signed a ceasefire agreement on Nov. 21, the Israeli navy abducted 30 Palestinian fishers from Gaza's waters, and destroyed and sank a Palestinian fishing vessel.
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Students Against Israeli Apartheid University of Toronto | On December 10, 2012, the University of Toronto's Graduate Student Union (GSU) voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution to endorse the global campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions.
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University of Ontario professors Michael Lynk, David Heap, Rebecca Coulter and Randa Farah. Photo: Richard Gilmore
David Heap, Michael Lynk, Rebecca Coulter, Randa Farah | When a university president accepts an invitation to be a Jewish National Fund honouree, this amounts to a statement endorsing its work and is thus contrary to the mission of a modern university.
Podcast
Adam Bemma | While Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu this week in Ottawa, jhr talks Israel/Palestine.