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Ahed Tamimi Freed From Israeli Prison Video Stories
Direct From: Dena Takruri, AJ+

Ahed Tamimi Freed From Israeli Prison

After her dramatic and emotional release from Israeli prison, 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi talks to Dena Takruri about the future of Palestinian resistance.

about 5 days ago
The Risk of Being a Journalist in Gaza Photo Essays
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The Risk of Being a Journalist in Gaza

"People were shot in front of my eyes.” Through photos, five Palestinian journalists in Gaza share their personal experiences reporting on the ongoing Great Return March.

about 1 week ago
Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens a Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison Op-Eds & Analysis
Ahed Tamimi, Vogue Arabia

Occupied Childhood: Ahed Tamimi Pens a Heartfelt Letter About Life in and After Prison

In a heartfelt letter, 17-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi tells the story of her arrest and eight months in an Israeli prison – and the struggles she faces as a symbol of resistance.

about 1 week ago
Palestine Under Occupation: One Village’s Resistance Video Stories
Direct From: Dena Takruri, AJ+

Palestine Under Occupation: One Village’s Resistance

Night raids, child arrests and open fire. Welcome to daily life in this tiny village in the occupied West Bank, home to Palestinian teen icon Ahed Tamimi.

about 1 week ago
Samar Haddad King: Founding and Artistic Director of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre Palestinian-American Profiles
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Samar Haddad King: Founding and Artistic Director of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre

From the young age of three, Samar Haddad King has used dance and movement as a tool for self-expression. Growing up Palestinian-American in the diaspora, King found that movement helped overcome communication barriers: “When we were younger and didn’t all have a common language yet, I found it interesting how dance or movement could transcend language.”

on August 17, 2018
Video: Palestinian Teen Eyes Future as ‘Famous Lawyer’ News Roundup
Ian Lee, CNN

Video: Palestinian Teen Eyes Future as ‘Famous Lawyer’

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has been freed from an Israeli prison after serving an eight-month prison sentence for slapping a soldier, according to a spokesman for Israel's Prison Authority. Tamimi's mother, Nariman Tamimi, was also released.

on July 31, 2018
Great March of Return: Dreaming of Freedom Video Stories
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Great March of Return: Dreaming of Freedom

The Great March of Return began as Ahmed Abu Artema’s dream - a dream to "fly free like birds” over Israel's militarized fence encaging Gaza. The dream turned into reality when tens of thousands of Palestinian refugees braved sniper fire for the freedom to return to their homes and land Israel banned them from.

on July 17, 2018
Preserving Palestinian Culture, One Seed at a Time Palestinian-American Profiles
Joshua David Stein, The Village Voice

Preserving Palestinian Culture, One Seed at a Time

Tanoreen’s owner, Rawia Bishara, was born in Nazareth and followed her husband to the United States in 1973. In 1998, after raising two children, she opened the place with only ten seats.

on July 13, 2018
George Bisharat: Legal Scholar, Educator, and Blues Musician Palestinian-American Profiles
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George Bisharat: Legal Scholar, Educator, and Blues Musician

Reflecting on his career and writing, Bisharat explains, “Fighting injustice is what inspires me professionally, personally and creatively through my legal career, as an educator and as a musician.”

on July 10, 2018