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What Aida of Khan You­nis can teach us about courage

In the days leading up to Ramadan, we heard the hopeful word “ceasefire”. The US president uttered it, and the media repeated it. For a short...

23.03.2024 70

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Ghada Ageel

Pres­i­dent Biden, why do you sup­port geno­cide in Gaza?

Dear President Biden, I am writing to you for the second time. I first wrote to you on November 4 after 47 members of my community, including 36 from...

03.03.2024 70

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Ghada Ageel

In Rafah, the fi­nal – and most dead­ly – stage of this geno­cide is upon us

For many years, every time I travelled to Gaza to visit my family, I passed through the Rafah crossing, the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and...

15.02.2024 6

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Ghada Ageel

Look­ing for a pen­ny’s worth of hope amid the geno­cide in Gaza

In October 1973 – 40 years before the events of October 7, 2023 – war broke out in the Middle East. The Egyptian army launched Operation Badr,...

07.02.2024 50

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Ghada Ageel

Gaza’s or­phans: Pain with­out bor­ders

In Jabalia refugee camp, north of Gaza, the cries of an 11-year-old boy named Ahmad pierce the air. “I want my Baba, my Baba, Baba,” Ahmad sobs....

26.12.2023 20

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An SOS call from Gaza

On the morning of Sunday, November 12, I received a plea, an SOS, from my dear friend Shireen, a Christian Palestinian in Bethlehem. “Ghada, do you...

15.11.2023 70

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Ghada Ageel

A let­ter to Pres­i­dent Biden from a griev­ing Pales­tin­ian

Dear President Biden, On Thursday morning, October 26, I woke up to the news of yet another massacre in Gaza. This time, Israel killed members of my...

04.11.2023 10

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