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  • Israeli army opens fire as tens of thousands march in Gaza

    Israeli troops Palestinians reportedly killed 15 and wounded 1,400 Palestinian demonstrators during the first day of what the organizers are calling 'The Great Return March,' 45 days of protests and events planned to mark 70 years since the Nakba. Updates will be posted as events unfold.  By +972 Magazine Staff Thousands of Palestinians are protesting in Gaza near the border fence with Israel on Friday. The protest marks the beginning of the "Great Return March," a 45-day series of events planned to culminate on May 15, Nakba Day. While the Israeli army has portrayed the march as a violent provocation organized…

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  • Living among the dead in Gaza

    I asked a man who lives among the graves in Gaza how he could bear to live among the dead. He challenged me. 'How is living among the dead is worse than living among the living?' By Mohammed Arafat When I was a child, I used to pass by the Ma’madany ["Baptist"] graveyard in Gaza City with my dad whenever we went to the market. I always cried and held my father's hand tightly because I had heard that people lived among the tombs. A frightening thought. [tmwinpost] When I grew up, I was endlessly curious; I wanted to learn more…

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