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Palestine murder highlights violence against women (Palestine)

August 3, 2012

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  Source: The Himalayan     AP Palestinian women hold signs in Arabic that read, “protecting women from violence is an official (authorities) and social responsibility,” right, and “shame on us. We Palestinians for killing our women,” left, during a demonstration protesting violence against women held at the spot where a woman’s throat was allegedly […]

Angela Robson and the Guardian Whitewash Domestic Violence in Gaza (Palestine)

August 2, 2012

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Source Angela Robson’s July 30th article entitled ‘Women in Gaza: how life has changed‘ , which appeared in the Guardian’s World News section, was – for this reader at least – an exercise in time travel. Robson’s report opens with this: Eman, 23, is dressed in a black, veiled jilbab and lives in a collapsing […]

Palestinian women outraged by marketplace killing (Palestine)

August 2, 2012

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Source By DALIA NAMMARI Associated Press BETHLEHEM, West Bank — The brutal killing of a battered wife in front of horrified witnesses in an open-air Bethlehem market prompted angry accusations Wednesday that Palestinian police and courts ignore violence against women. Nancy Zaboun, a 27-year-old mother of three, had her throat slashed Monday after seeking a […]

Women in Gaza: how life has changed (Palestine)

July 30, 2012

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Source: The Guardian Behind the blockade, conservatism is rising, but so too is unemployment, poverty, depression and domestic violence by Angela Robson Azza al-Kafarna: ‘Women are covering themselves more as they are afraid.’ Photograph: Simon Rawles Eman, 23, is dressed in a black, veiled jilbab and lives in a collapsing shack on the outskirts of Gaza City. […]