Tagged: Palestinian Youth

The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students Stories
IMEU

The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students

It was about 5:00 a.m. in Gaza when Nour Al-Shaer got the news. With nervousness, she logged online to check the scholarship results – and learned she’d earned a 100% scholarship to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

on December 11, 2018
Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace Op-Eds & Analysis
Maen Hammad, TIME

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Oslo I Accord, the first agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), famously signed on the lawn of the White House.

on September 14, 2018
Palestinian Teens Reach Finals of Silicon Valley App Pitch News Roundup
The Associated Press

Palestinian Teens Reach Finals of Silicon Valley App Pitch

Four Palestinian high school friends are heading to California this week to pitch their mobile app about fire prevention to Silicon Valley's tech leaders, after winning a slot in the finals of a worldwide competition among more than 19,000 teenage girls.

on August 6, 2018
Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi to Be Released From Israeli Prison News Roundup
Yotam Berger and Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi to Be Released From Israeli Prison

Ahed Tamimi, a Palestinian teenager convicted of assaulting Israeli soldiers, will be released on Sunday after serving her sentence, her family said Thursday.

on July 27, 2018
Amputee Soccer Team a Game Changer for Gaza Wounded News Roundup
Nidal al-Mughrabi, Reuters

Amputee Soccer Team a Game Changer for Gaza Wounded

A soccer team made up of Palestinians who lost limbs to Israeli fire in the Gaza Strip is giving its players new purpose.

on July 3, 2018
Mural Honoring Palestinian History and Culture to be Unveiled in San Francisco News Roundup
IMEU

Mural Honoring Palestinian History and Culture to be Unveiled in San Francisco

Motorists entering the 101 in San Francisco’s upper market will soon see a large, vibrant wall with kids climbing over it. The wall is part of a mural being painted by artist Chris Gazaleh on a residential building owned by Ron Dudum...

on June 12, 2018
In Gaza, Family Lights Candles to Mourn Son on His 14th Birthday News Roundup
Nidal al-Mughrabi, Reuters

In Gaza, Family Lights Candles to Mourn Son on His 14th Birthday

Monday should have been Hussein Madi’s 14th birthday. Instead, his family sat mourning him in a tent in Gaza. The boy was shot dead three days earlier by Israeli troops, his relatives say, the youngest of 30 Palestinians killed in an ongoing protest at the border with Israel.

on April 10, 2018
On Land Day, Israeli Forces Kill 14 Palestinians, Injure Hundreds More in Gaza News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

On Land Day, Israeli Forces Kill 14 Palestinians, Injure Hundreds More in Gaza

Israeli forces shot dead 14 Palestinians and injured over a 1,000 more along the Gaza border on Friday, as thousands of Palestinians demonstrated in “The Great March of Return” on the 42nd anniversary of Land Day. The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza confirmed that 14 Palestinians were killed on Friday.

on March 30, 2018
Ahed Tamimi’s Case Proves We Palestinians Will Always Be Seen as Guilty Op-Eds & Analysis
Mariam Barghouti, Newsweek

Ahed Tamimi’s Case Proves We Palestinians Will Always Be Seen as Guilty

On Wednesday (March 21), 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi entered Ofer military court with bright pink socks tucked underneath the metal shackles that held her feet together. In a prison-issued jacket that was too big for her, she smiled from cheek to cheek. The Israeli judge presiding over her case accepted a plea bargain that would mean she will serve an eight month prison sentence.

on March 27, 2018
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