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Remember Beita …. Remember Awarta

Remember Beita? Beita; the beautiful, steadfast Palestinian village? Beita; the warm houses, the green fields and the olive trees? Beita; the villagers working their lands, the children playing in the streets? Beita; the smell of Taboun bread, the singing of … Continue reading

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Occupied Palestine from A to Z: Canaan of Palestine

“Ya Abu Nidal, lahhiq ibnak, lahhiq darak, hurry up, the soldiers are raiding your home and want to take your son Nidal.” A neighbour came running to tell Canaan who was ploughing the land and tending the olive and almond … Continue reading

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A Trilogy: The Road to “Independence” (1)

1. We are Negotiating … Yes We Are! Forget everything you learned about negotiations, forget how you used to “negotiate” with your sibling for the last piece of cake, or with your parents for an increase in your pocket money, … Continue reading

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Occupied Palestine from A to Z: Basma – a Woman from Palestine

Every morning she starts her day in front of the taboun; she bakes bread then prepares breakfast for her children and her grandchildren. She watches them leave to school, university and to work. She then sits on the stone step … Continue reading

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On International Women’s Day: Remember Palestinian Female Prisoners

Today, as the world celebrates International Women’s Day, we celebrate Palestine and her daughters. We celebrate the mother, the daughter, the sister, the aunt. We celebrate the teacher, the student, the worker, the farmer, the nurse, the doctor, the architect, … Continue reading

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Occupied Palestine from A to Z: Arwa’s Dream

Arwa, little Arwa with the long dark hair and the large eyes, pressed “play” on the old battered CD-Player and the minute traditional Palestinian songs filled the room, she started dancing alongside her two younger sisters. She loved the dabkeh … Continue reading

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Steadfast in Occupied Jerusalem

On the early hours of Friday, 11.02.2011, Husam Hussein Hasan Ar-Rweidi, a 24 year old Palestinian from the eastern part of occupied Jerusalem, was on his way to work when he and a friend were attacked by a group of … Continue reading

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Gassing Palestinians: The Use of Lethal Gas in occupied Palestine

A new year begins and the terror of the Zionist entity continues. With the first day of 2011, Jawaher Abu Rahmah, 36 years old, died in hospital after being asphyxiated by the poisonous tear gas fired by Israeli occupation soldiers … Continue reading

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Never Again, Gaza

“Never Again” they keep saying. “Never Again” will we stand still while there is injustice in the world. “Never Again” will we keep silent while innocent people are being murdered. “Never Again” will we turn a blind eye while homes … Continue reading

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You Are Not Forgotten

My Palestinian sister, my Palestinian brother; I write this letter today and I see your face in front of me, the face of Palestine. I see your smile; that of a poppy being kissed by the sun. I hear your … Continue reading

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