Monthly Archives: April 2012

Our day will come (and soon)


Since my mother’s departure from Gaza, I have mastered the art of calling her. She is finally with her family in the West Bank for the first time in 12 years. “Eltwaket” (meaning, “my tongue wrongly pronounces”), she said to … Continue reading

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On Their Day: Palestinian Prisoners, A tale of Defiance and Activism


  (Photo: Joe Catron) Imprisonment is a primary tool of Israeli oppression against the Palestinian people, half of whom have gone though detention, including administrative detention, arbitrary detention, and temporary detention at Israeli checkpoints. The 17th of April marks the … Continue reading

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Alareer: To Stop Acting as a Bully, Israel Must Eat Grass


The Center for Political Development Studies [CPDS], a Gaza based organization, held a lecture on Monday, April 16, 2012 on ‘What must be said about the poem that shook Israel’, delivered by Refaat R. Alareer, a lecturer at the English … Continue reading

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