Tagged: Children

2016 ‘Deadliest Year’ for West Bank Children in Decade News Roundup
Zena Tahhan, Al Jazeera

2016 ‘Deadliest Year’ for West Bank Children in Decade

Israeli forces have killed more Palestinian children in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem in 2016 than any other year in the last decade, rights group Defence for Children International (DCI) has said. The organisation's chapter in the occupied...

on January 4, 2017
15-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi Denied Visa by State Dept for US Speaking Tour News Roundup
Kate, Mondoweiss

15-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi Denied Visa by State Dept for US Speaking Tour

Ahed Tamimi was slated to be part of the No Child Behind Bars/Living Resistance speaking tour that is to tour the US beginning on January 15, 2017, but according to an email sent out yesterday by the Friends of Sabeel North America...

on December 21, 2016
Teacher With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes for Gaza’s Mentally Disabled Students News Roundup
Mohammed Asad, Mondoweiss

Teacher With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes for Gaza’s Mentally Disabled Students

Hiba Anis Mustafa Shurafa guides students in her Gaza classroom, instructing them on the art of how to hold a pen and keep a steady hand when writing out letters. She understands the task is challenging because, like her students, Shurafa has Down syndrome.

on November 30, 2016
Israeli Court Sentences 14 Year-Old Palestinian to 12 Years in Prison for Attempted Murder News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Court Sentences 14 Year-Old Palestinian to 12 Years in Prison for Attempted Murder

Israel's Jerusalem district court sentenced a 14-year-old Palestinian, Ahmad Manasra, to 12 years in prison on Monday. Manasra was convicted of attempted murder for carrying out a stabbing attack on Oct. 12, 2015 that left two Israelis seriously injured.

on November 7, 2016
By the Numbers: Refugees in Gaza Videos
IMEU

By the Numbers: Refugees in Gaza

70% of Palestinians living in Gaza are refugees due to Israeli policies of mass expulsion. As they face debilitating conditions under Israeli occupation and siege, Israel denies them their internationally recognized right to return to their homes and land.

on November 4, 2016
Palestinians Urge FIFA to Level the Playing Field News Roundup
Nigel Wilson, Al Jazeera

Palestinians Urge FIFA to Level the Playing Field

Beitunia, occupied West Bank - On a row of plastic chairs overlooking a sandy lot, members of the Beitunia Club discussed their latest project to turn the space into a football field. "When it is finished, it will be the first football pitch in Beitunia"....

on October 12, 2016
Teenage Palestinian Artist Brings Message to US News Roundup
Ali Harb, Middle East Eye

Teenage Palestinian Artist Brings Message to US

DEARBORN, United States - Faces masked with a kuffiyeh; an elderly Palestinian man staring pensively; a toddler being passed between two women through barbed wires; a child carrying a kitten - these paintings have been on display at the Arab American National Museum...

on October 6, 2016
The Month in Pictures: September 2016 Op-Eds & Analysis
The Electronic Intifada

The Month in Pictures: September 2016

The close of September marked a year since the emergence of a new and ongoing phase of rebellion and confrontation between Palestinians and Israeli forces, during which approximately 250 Palestinians and 30 Israelis have been killed.

on October 5, 2016
Palestinian Teacher of the Year on How to Help Traumatized Children News Roundup
Lucy Westcott, Newsweek

Palestinian Teacher of the Year on How to Help Traumatized Children

Like many teachers around the world, Hanan Al Hroub deals with many challenges in her job. Huge class sizes mean teachers can’t spend as much time individually with each child, salaries are low and much of the education budget goes on administrative costs instead of programs for her students, she says. But there are some concerns unique to places like the West Bank...

on September 27, 2016
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