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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A child stands in the aftermath of a shelling in Jabalia, Gaza. An estimated 500 children were killed in the 2014 attack. (Photo: Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives).
The state of Palestine on Wednesday was officially welcomed as a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in a move many hope will be the first step toward justice after the prolonged occupation and last summer's attack by Israel. During a ceremony at the Hague in the Netherlands, Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Riad Al-Malki...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
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Sean Buchanan, IPS News
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In a powerful symbolic act aimed at reclaiming yet one more basic right denied - the right to movement - 3,200 runners from Palestine and over 50 countries joined the third Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem, running for not just time but peace, freedom, recognition. The race - run in two loops because there's no 26-mile stretch without a checkpoint or wall - was won by Nader al-Masri of Gaza, where victories these days are few.