Posts Tagged Palestine

Shareeda from Gaza

By: Intimaa Al-Sudoudi  There is an established fact that shapes every human being’s belief and gives him a smile that persists despite all challenge and obstacles: that nobody can muzzle the sun or extinguish freedom. Israel, occupation, bloodshed, power cuts, poverty, siege, division, etc: All of these frustrations seek, in every single minute, to […]

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Canvas of Life

By: Nihaya Jaber As a 20-year-old Palestinian living in the besieged land of Gaza, I’ve grown up with my people, sharing the same bitterness of the persistence to live a normal life as much as possible despite all the obstacles we face every day. Being among people of the same culture and same daily life […]

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Hunger striking for dignity and freedom

Mahmoud SarsakOur brother and son, Mahmoud Sarsak, is a 25 years old professional footballer from Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, today entering his 74th day of hunger strike. We ask you to support Mahmoud and his demand for fair treatment. Your voice can contribute to saving his life and to a little victory […]

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Behind The Bars..

By: Roba Salipi I was thinking the whole day how can someone describe a great woman. I mean, you stand helpless in front of the computer thinking what might be a good start. This is exactly what is happening with me right now. I have a revolution inside myself but words are letting me down. […]

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PLEASE, CLOSE RAFAH CROSSING

Many people consider that traveling is a cool thing, easy to go from a place to any other one in the world, that all you need to do is set a date for your travel, then book your flight through a phone call or using the internet… I think that’s what most people do, right? […]

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Vittorio Arrigoni

Vittorio settled in Gaza in 2008, after arriving on the Free Gaza Movement boats that broke the illegal siege for the first time. I still remember him calling it the happiest day of his life, when he came and hugged his brothers in the Strip. He often put his struggle for human rights on the […]

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Why Palestinians protested on March 15! By Rawan Abu-Shahla to the Electronic Intefada

We are a group of Palestinian youths who have come together for the sole purpose of leaving behind our political identities and affiliations, and deciding to put our best interests above all else, united under our Palestinian flag. We have called for peaceful demonstrations on Tuesday, 15 March across the Palestinian nation — in the […]

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