Gaza protest bring back memories of early Palestinian resistance

Non-violent protest tactics employed the demonstrators in Gaza are reminding many of the first Intifada in the late 1980s.

    In Gaza, Palestinian demonstrators did what they could to frustrate Israeli security forces by burning tyres to obscure the view of soldiers and using mirrors in an attempt to blind snipers.

    Tactics that reminded many of an earlier era of resistance.

    In December 1987, the first Intifada marked the first time Palestinians from all parts of society began an intense resistance to Israeli occupation.

    And while officials may be disappointed at the dearth of demonstrators outside Gaza, they feel their message this time will resonate with the international community.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Jamjoom reports from the occupied West Bank.


    Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

    Who are the Israeli agents posing as Palestinians?

    Musta'ribeen are an elite Israeli undercover unit that disguises themselves as Arabs or Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

     How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    100 years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed.