What did Palestine look like in 1896?

A film footage of Palestine in 1896 was recently published online thanks to Lobster Films. It shows Palestinians of all faiths – Christians, Jews and Muslims – living side by side, and praying side by side. I transcribed the narration below. 15 years later, the cinema is taking its first steps. Cameramen employed by the […]

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Underneath the Washed White Wall of Cynicism and Hope by R. Baroud

The houses in my old refugee camp felt enormous. My neighbors’ homes had grown into strange dimensions because they had to make use of every inch of available space out of desperation. My old house stood still and unbending, vacant of glory and burdened with memories. It was no longer mine – my father had […]

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Gaza Burial

  This year’s World Press Photo Award, one of photojournalism’s most prestigious awards, went to Swedish photojournalist Paul Hansen‘s “Gaza Burial”

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Sit-in in Support of Gaza in AUB and LAU

by Joey Ayoub Students from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Lebanese American University (LAU) have each staged sit-ins in support of the murdered children of Gaza. I have participated in the AUB one and here is a shot of the sit-in taken by myself. It happened around 40 minutes ago (Noon, Lebanese […]

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Manar Younes: يوميات مواطن فلسطيني: على الطريق [Ar] Diary of a Palestinian Citizen: On The Road

على الطريق بقلم: منار يونس   لكلمة الطريق عند المواطن الفلسطيني وقع خاص، فلطالما ارتبطت بأحلامه في العيش بسلام واستقرار وحرية  على المدى البعيد مستنداً إلى أقوال السياسين والمناضلين في تصريحاتهم وعباراتهم التي ما لبثوا يصرحون بها” الطريق إلى السلام” و”الطريق للحرية”، أما على المدى القصير فكانت أقصى أمانيه تتجسد في  الحصول على طريق معبدة […]

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Week of Resistance Against Israeli Apartheid and Colonialism – Beirut

Monday, 12th of March  2012 at 18:00 – Friday, 16th of March 2012 at 20:00 Announcing the 3rd annual Week of Resistance Against Israeli Apartheid and Colonialism in Beirut, March 12th-16th, 2012, as a part of global Israeli Apartheid Week movement (IAW). Please join us for a week of events that aims to raise awareness […]

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Do Not Forget Khader Adnan

By Joey Ayoub “My dignity is more precious than my food”, said the 33-year old Palestinian man as he now ends his 64th day of Hunger Strike – the longest in Palestinian history – in protest of Israel’s arbitrary detention of him and his fellow citizens. Khader was arrested by the Israeli Army on the […]

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