Friday, 26 September 2008
On a blistering hot day in the middle of Ramadan, Ibrahim Abu Jazzar leans back against a precariously perched metal tripod, curling his toes at the edges of a man-made hole that drops 12 metres straight down into blackness. Here on the edge of Gaza, a strip of land with an 80-per-cent unemployment rate and no easy way out, he and his team of 10 diggers are tunnelling their way to freedom and comparative prosperity, one bucketful of heavy soil at a time. "We will bring in everything - computers,...