Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cobban to young Gazan writers: The internet is your Tahrir Square


HELENA COBBAN ADDRESSING AN AUDIENCE AT THE CENTER FOR POLITICAL AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES. (PHOTO: YOUSEF M. ALJAMAL) On Wednesday, June 15th The Center for Political and Development Studies (CPDS) in Gaza invited Helena Cobban, a well-known veteran journalist and author, … Continue reading

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A Discussion circle on Arrigoni’s Murder


The Center for Political and Development Studies held a discussion circle April 28 in Gaza on the murder of International Solidarity Movement (ISM) Italian activist Vittorio Arigoni. Dr. Mahmoud Alhirthank, CPDS Chairman, began the discussion with a short speech, shedding … Continue reading

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Report from the ‘Mondo Awards’ in Gaza


(ALL PHOTOS: YOUSEF M. ALJAMAL) On Monday, March 28th The Center for Political and Development Studies in Gaza organized a ceremony to honor the winners of “The Mondo Awards” for their creative writing in English. “The Center held this celebration … Continue reading

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