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Sama Hassan


Comment: Ramadan is too often a time when many of us forget to live simply and gorge ourselves when we break our fast, resulting in wasted food and empty wallets.

22 June, 2015

Blog: A Palestinian once used the sweepings of their Israeli cell to make me a necklace, yet I will never know who they are or were, says Sama Hassan.

17 April, 2015

International Women's Day: Being a woman in Gaza means your life is controlled by your family and society, and you are looked down upon if you try and follow your own path.

08 March, 2015

Blog: Thousands of Gazan children have been permanently disabled by Israeli aggression. Their mothers, and fathers, are left to cope at the expense of their own health.

18 February, 2015

Once considered a "shameful" practice, previously unmarried men can now marry martyrs' widows - not so much for the welfare of the widows, but more to secure custody of any children.

07 January, 2015

Gazans have been thrown further into poverty and despair since Egypt destroyed the tunnels that had acted as a lifeline for the besieged Strip.

27 November, 2014

The water seller is back as Israel destroys Gaza’s infrastructure

30 July, 2014