Calls from the Strip (Gaza Strip)

Shaun Dakin at the Stop Political Calls blog linked to this interesting article involving advocacy calls originating from the Gaza Strip.

NUSSEIRAT REFUGEE CAMP, GAZA STRIP — For every point that U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama gains ahead of the Nov. 4 election, a young student in a sparsely furnished room an ocean away is taking enormous satisfaction.

For months, Ibrahim Abu Jayyab has been working through the night, telephoning American voters at random to plead in broken English that they support his favourite candidate.

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