A Letter from Gaza: ‘I am Three Wars and Two Intifadas Old’

By Yara Eid – Gaza It all started when he asked my how old I am. I know it is a normal question and anybody could tell his or her age easily but it was the hardest for me. I froze for a while and kept thinking about that question. I asked myself, “Really how […]

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Israel’s Siege on Gaza: A Red Card for Palestinian Sports People

By Ola Atallah – Gaza Just like football fans all over the world, the sports people of Gaza dream of traveling to France to attend the 2016 UEFA European Championship, which kicked off on Friday. Yet, the sports people in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip are deprived of participating in this international sports event for the […]

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UN Condemns Israel’s Aggressive Measures Against Palestinians Following Tel Aviv Attack

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday slammed the punitive security measures implemented by Israel following the Tel Aviv  shooting, while at the same time stating its condemnation for the shooting itself. He said that Israel was imposing a collective punishment against Palestinians. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said in a statement released by the […]

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Palestinian Ex-Detainee Learned Craft of Recycled Art in Israeli Prison

At only 16 years of age, Ghassan al-Azzeh was detained by Israeli occupation forces and sent to an adult detention facility where he was taught to make art from recycled material. Al-Azzeh said, “We didn’t have real art materials, so they (other Palestinian inmates) showed me how to make brown sugar packets into beautiful portraits”. […]

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PCRF Launches Ramadan Campaign to Support Palestinian-Syrian Refugees in Gaza

Yousef M. Aljamal On June 5th, The Palestine Children Relief Fund (PCRF) launched an annual fundraising campaign during the Holy month of Ramadan, focusing this year on Syrian refugees in Arab countries, including those Syrian-Palestinian refugees in Gaza. The online initiative, ‘PCRF Ramadan 2016 Campaign: Relief for Syrian Refugees’, aims to raise $100,000 from donations […]

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MEMO: 49 Facts About Israel’s Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip

The 49th year of Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip was marked this week.  Writing in Middle East Monitor (MEMO), Ben White stated 49 facts about Israel’s military regime that has lasted almost half a century. What living under israeli #OCCUPATION looks like. pic.twitter.com/duNk6E4zcj — Achmat (@achmatpandy) May 31, 2016 The […]

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