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Updates from Rafah and more

Updates from Rafah and more

1. Rafah Update - More Deaths, Shootings and Arrests 2. Pain Without Borders at the Israeli Checkpoints

1. Rafah Update - More Deaths, Shootings and Arrests

Gaza ISM Rafah

These days there is a heavy tension in the air. Many people feel that what the IOF did in October was only half of what they had intended, and there is more yet to come. Regardless, the level of violence seems much heavier now during Ramadan than in the past couple of months (with the exception of the massive invasion of October). More gunfire, a lot of gunfire, during the day.

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2. Pain Without Borders at the Israeli Checkpoints

Qalqilia ISM Jayyous 21 Nov 03

The following is an account written by a Palestinian friend of mine from the village of Jayyous two months ago. He teaches teenage boys in Qalqilia city. He struggles daily at the checkpoint in order to enter Qalqilia and go to work and exit Qalqilia to return home. He often sleeps in Qalqilia because he finds it too difficult to travel the few kilometers between Qalqilia and Jayyous.

To read the full report, go to the following link:

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