Utdrag ur debattartikeln Fred byggs inte av rivna hus, publicerad på UNT.se. “Husrivningar utförda av Israel i Palestina måste få ett slut, och de hårda byggrestriktioner som läggs på palestinier på Västbanken måste reformeras. Detta är absolut nödvändigt för en framtida fredsuppgörelse baserad på en tvåstatslösning. I december förra året besökte jag al-Hadidiya, en palestinsk beduinby […]
Oct 17, Nablus. Visited the brilliant organisation Project Hope who took me around the Nablus Child Cultural Center. Here, kids can pursue what comes to their minds: art classes, music lessons and theatre. For kids, who probably are the most affected by conflict and occupation, art and cultural expression are tools for positivity and processing, […]
Burin, 14 Oct. Today EAs witnessed as settlers set fire to olive trees in Burin. This occurred while Israeli security forces were on location. Settlers also attacked olive pickers, including one international volunteer, taken to hospital for head injuries. Yitchar settlement is infamous as the pioneers of so called ‘price tag’ attacks and its hostility […]
Douma, 9 Oct. Protective presence during the olive harvest. This time of year is of great importance to people in the West Bank. The yearly olive harvest is a family event where old and young spend their days in the olive groves. It is also a time of heightened risk for attacks by settlers. […]
Burin, 7 Oct. No soldiers by the Burin school playground at the morning break. For the students, that meant less worrying and more playing around. For me, it meant brushing up on my football skills against a whole flock of primary schoolers.