Gaza

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Apr 1, 2013
A United Nations truck removes waste from a Gaza refugee camp. Photo by Emad Bad

Israeli siege on Gaza causes waste crisis

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.
Blog
Mar 15, 2013
Fog at 6:30 one morning, the beginning of a hot day.

Days in Gaza

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.
Blog
Mar 13, 2013

Excerpts from life in Gaza

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...
Event

Book launch: Freedom Sailors

Feb 20, 2013
Canada
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 40.4136" N, 123° 6' 50.1372" W
British Columbia CA
“A riveting account of one of the great moments in the history of non-violent resistance: breaking the criminal and sadistic siege of Gaza...” – Noam Chomsky
Event

Beit Zatoun: Remembering Rachel Corrie - 10 years later

Mar 15, 2013
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 46' 54.9552" N, 79° 24' 59.9544" W
Ontario CA
On March 16, 2003, American activist, Rachel Corrie, age 23, was run over and killed by an armoured Israeli bulldozer in Gaza while protecting a home from demolition.
Event

The Apartheid of Displacement: Women's Voices From the Palestinian Diaspora

Mar 8, 2013
Henry Marshall Tory Building (Tory) Room 1-129
North end of HUB Mall on Saskatchewan Drive, University of Alberta Campus
Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 32' 39.8004" N, 113° 29' 27.3372" W
Alberta CA
The majority of these Palestinian refugees and their descendents -- now numbering over 5.5 million -- have since been forced to live in exile.
Podcast
Feb 17, 2013

Book: Freedom Sailors

Redeye
In 2008, two boats succeeded in sailing through international waters to the port of Gaza City. Their goal was to challenge the Israeli Defence Forces control of goods in and out of the territory.

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