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Olive Harvesting is Resistance – Keep Hope Alive 2018

As our world leaders shift towards the right-wing opinion, civilian support for unity and justice continues to grow. The number of advocates meeting in Palestine for the 'Keep Hope Alive' campaign reached an all-time high this year with over 120 volunteers from around the world including the UK, USA, Sweden, Japan, and India just to… Continue reading Olive Harvesting is Resistance – Keep Hope Alive 2018

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MY truth about Palestine – Exploring the Emotional Complexities of Stepping into the West Bank as a Foreigner

I have poured my entire soul into this piece of writing; it was emotional to revisit these points which will never be removed from my heart. We are living through an abomination in world history, ironically during the information age we are trying to be silenced. With some hesitation, but determination to share, this is… Continue reading MY truth about Palestine – Exploring the Emotional Complexities of Stepping into the West Bank as a Foreigner

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Jerusalem – Segregation in the Holy Land

Jerusalem - one of the oldest and holiest cities on Earth, important to three of the world’s major religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, but recognized by everyone. It's without a doubt one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. Home to Temple Mount, Western Wall, Al-Asqa Mosque, Dome of the Rock and the… Continue reading Jerusalem – Segregation in the Holy Land

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A Surreal Experience – Leaving Palestine Through Ben Gurion, Israel

It was time to go home. I had mixed feelings about leaving Palestine. On one hand I wanted relief from the heavy burden of  the illegal occupation, flashbacks of all the stories I had heard, injured people and injustices I had witnessed first hand, the paranoia of always being watched. On the other hand I… Continue reading A Surreal Experience – Leaving Palestine Through Ben Gurion, Israel

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Resistance in Ramallah, Palestine

Unofficially recognized as the capital of Palestine, Ramallah is a city in central West Bank,  controlled by the Palestinian Authority (PA) with a population of predominantly Muslim Palestinians. I was aware of this when asked where I would be going by Israeli security, upon entry into Israel, but I still stated 'Ramallah', and it wasn't… Continue reading Resistance in Ramallah, Palestine

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Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Palestine

The thought of having a refugee camp for Palestinians IN Palestine is something that dumbfounded me at first, I mean this is their country how can they possibly be displaced in their own homes? To my surprise I found out the sad reality of refugee camps are scattered across Palestine, providing homes to the many expelled… Continue reading Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Palestine

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Hebron – The Militarized Civilian ‘Ghost’ Town (My visit to Hell on Earth)

The, 'Ghost Town' of Palestine - Hebron I had heard the city Hebron mentioned a lot in the news over the years,  so I knew a lot happened there, but I didn't know what exactly. I didn't  know what to expect on going there but I can honestly say, it has to be the most devastating places… Continue reading Hebron – The Militarized Civilian ‘Ghost’ Town (My visit to Hell on Earth)