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The Palestinian Revolution - with a difference

Palestinians are watching events in the Arab world and have decided that they too want to start a revolution - with a difference. The March 15th Movement is calling for an end to the division between Hamas and Fatah leaders in Gaza and the West Bank in order to defeat the Israeli occupation, and they're using online social media to do it. But in Gaza, they're facing many obstacles in the process - in the form of Hamas.

By Gallagher Fenwick

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