47 years of temporary occupation

June 2014, new report from B'Tselem At times the occupation seems to be a thing of the past. Women in labor detained at checkpoints for so long that they end up giving birth there are no longer a common occurrence; there are fewer incidents of killings, violence and destruction. Israel is no longer involved in … Continue reading 47 years of temporary occupation

Children of the occupation: growing up in Palestine

8 February 2014, from The Guardian, by Harriet Sherwood Nawal Jabarin wants to be a doctor when she grows up. For now, she lives in a cave with 14 siblings, in constant fear of military raids. We meet the Palestinian children living under Israeli occupation The rough track is an unmarked turning across a primeval landscape … Continue reading Children of the occupation: growing up in Palestine