Eva Bartlett is a Canadian human rights advocate volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement in Gaza.
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Saturday, March 16, 2013
Days in Gaza
At around 5 a.m., long after the Azzan (call to prayer) has sounded from various surrounding mosques for the early morning prayer, but still before sunrise, my brother-in-law's family in the apartment below turn on Quranic recitations -- technically not considered music but soothingly melodic nonetheless -- as they get their kids ready for school, which they go to in two shifts, starting very early, because all of Gaza&