Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Palestinian Fishermen Face Borders, Bullets

Under the Oslo accords of the 1990s, Palestinian fishermen are supposed to be able to fish 37 kilometers (20 nautical miles) off the coast of Gaza, but  Israel has tightened that limit to within 11 kilometers (six nautical miles) of the coast due to its security concerns.  Israel’s blockade is affecting the already weak economy in the Palestinian coastal enclave. At dawn, the sound of bullets being fired drifts over the water in Gaza, a sound Palestinian fishermen know all too...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter