Posts Tagged ‘ apartheid ’

Heroes of Gaza – III

May 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, World
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Thanks to a Manchester Masjid’s fund raising in the UK, the children now have shoes footballs, table tennis kits, new tracksuits for the boys and the father. The girls have a new abaya each. The mothers are given tapestry and sewing materials to teach the girls the beloved Palestinian artistry of sewing. The family has […]



Heroes of Gaza – II

May 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, World
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I, a stranger here in Beit Hanoun, walk down this road at dusk. Every window with a face in offers me ‘Salam.’ The doorway of the sole shop has a family sitting in it, I wave. ‘Assalamu Alaykum’, they shout at me – cheerily. Yes cheerily, I feel the lump in my throat that I […]



Heroes of Gaza – I

May 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Lauren Booth's Diary, World
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I write this from a freezing, dark hostel room in the centre of Gaza. This area is now in a twelve hour blackout, so there will be no hot water to shower with this morning and no internet. After three days here, I feel, dirty, tired and emotionally wrung out. Yet, I know that in […]



Rachel Never Died

Mar 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, World
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Rachel Corrie, beautiful soul, born in Olympia, Washington was no ordinary child, no ordinary 23 year old student and no ordinary human being. And people, who are extraordinary, never die. They live for ever in the hearts and minds of their followers. They give direction to many and because of them, hope never dies. Because […]



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