One of our Palestinian friends from the camp wanted to show us a nice day so first he took us swimming in a lovely pool nestled between two mountains, and at night he took us for pizza, and to a small park where we rode the fastest ferris wheel I have ever been on, and the bumper cars. We had a blast while Hani Ewijan and Ameid al Masri were executed on the street, with no charges, no trial, and no right to defend themselves.
No. They are simply shot on the street. It is not even reported in the news it happens so regularly... only al Jazeera mentioned it.
When we returned from the park, the streets were ablaze with burning tires and barrels. Every intersection was blocked off with flaming barricades, and as we drove through a hole in an uncompleted one, the hole was filled by angry shabab dragging more rocks and tires into the street. This action has at least two functions. One, it is a way to express mourning and to mark the occasion and spread the word that tonight, there was yet another martyr. Second, it is meant to physically block the roads to prevent Israeli forces from returning. It helps to slow the invasion of troops. Despite the fact that
In yet another unreported act of non-violent civil disobedience to the occupation's oppression and violence, the Palestinian people, without direction from above, held an almost total strike today. In
The death toll in Lebanon, according to the Ministry of Health, has now passed 600 civilians... and Hezbollah kills eight in Haifa and it's called a massacre... Israel kidnaps and imprisons over 10,000... Hezbollah kidnaps and imprisons three and its called an act of war... Does anyone else see the double standard?
Over 40 Lebanese were killed last night alone, and according to the BBC over 20 of them were children. Could you even imagine
This picture is what
...this is for the freedom fighters of the intifada... to those who have been killed... to those still alive... and to those being born as we speak. This fight will not stop.
In mourning from