Tagged: Palestinian Society

CNN Fired Marc Lamont Hill For Saying Palestinians Deserve Equal Rights Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Munayyer, Huffington Post

CNN Fired Marc Lamont Hill For Saying Palestinians Deserve Equal Rights

Marc Lamont Hill, a professor at Temple University and a fierce advocate for equality, was perhaps the strongest, most articulate and most passionate voice against racism and bigotry among CNN’s regular contributors.

on December 3, 2018
Join the al-Lahham Family for Iftar in Gaza Photo Essays
Mohammed Zaanoun, IMEU

Join the al-Lahham Family for Iftar in Gaza

Ramadan is a sacred time of year for devout Muslims. The holy month began days after the Israeli military killed 62 protesters in Gaza’s Great Return March. Despite the sorrow over the killings, and despite the ongoing suffering Palestinians in Gaza experience due to the Israeli-imposed blockade, four hours daily of electricity, lack of drinking water, and chronic unemployment — families in Gaza still mark Ramadan with devotion, and with dignity.

on June 14, 2018
This Palestinian Brewery Is Resisting Military Occupation, One Beer at a Time News Roundup
Luna Alqamar, VICE

This Palestinian Brewery Is Resisting Military Occupation, One Beer at a Time

It was the year 2000 and the Second Intifada was underway. It was nearly impossible for people to cross short distances between cities and villages in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, let alone deliver beer. Yet Palestine’s Taybeh Brewery successfully transported 50-kilogram kegs of beer across military checkpoints on donkeys while an increasingly violent and repressive occupation escalated around them.

on May 9, 2018
Life Before the Expulsion in Palestine Videos
IMEU

Life Before the Expulsion in Palestine

In honor of Nakba Remembrance day, this video commemorates life before the Nakba and shows the ongoing Nakba that is continuing presently. "We were there. We do exist." Today, 7 million+ Palestinians are denied their right to return by Israel.

on May 15, 2017
Gaza couple to marry in UNRWA shelter News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Gaza couple to marry in UNRWA shelter

On the third day of a 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, a Palestinian couple is getting married in a UN shelter in Gaza City Wednesday, the groom told Ma'an.

on August 13, 2014
SAWA Warns about Implications of Israeli Aggression on Gaza Children News Roundup
WAFA, Palestinian News & Info Agency

SAWA Warns about Implications of Israeli Aggression on Gaza Children

SAWA, a Palestinian non-governmental institution working for women's and children's rights, in a press release Monday, warned about the implications of the Israeli military aggression on Gaza children.

on July 28, 2014
Minister Condemns Israel’s Targeting of Telecommunications and Post Offices in Gaza News Roundup
WAFA News Agency

Minister Condemns Israel’s Targeting of Telecommunications and Post Offices in Gaza

Minister of Information and Communication Technology Allam Mousa condemned Thursday Israeli Army targeting of telecommunications and internet across Gaza as well as post offices in Rafah.

on July 24, 2014
Ghadeer (36): My son asks if we are going to die today News Roundup
Voices of Gaza

Ghadeer (36): My son asks if we are going to die today

I guess that we Palestinians should only believe in the law of power. We face death every moment of every day, and the whole world is silent. When they speak, they tell us about Israel's right to self defence! Why? I need someone wise to tell me why. We are under occupation and Israel is the occupying force. These are not two equal sides.

on July 20, 2014
Olives, Lemons & Za’atar News Roundup
Rozanne Gold, Huffington Post

Olives, Lemons & Za’atar

Everything about Ms. Bishara's evocative new book made me want to run to the kitchen or get on a plane and wander in the Old City.

on June 15, 2014
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