Month in pictures: May 2009

9 June 2009

The below photographs are a selection of images from the month of May 2009. “The month in pictures” is an ongoing feature by The Electronic Intifada. If you have images documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, or of solidarity with Palestine, please email images and captions to photos A T electronicintifada D O T net.

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Palestinians in the Aida refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem commemorate the 61st anniversary of the dispossession of the Palestinian homeland, 22 May. (Haytham Othman/MaanImages)

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Palestinian Authority officials speaking at a conference in Bethlehem about health issues in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, 28 May. (Haytham Othman/MaanImages)

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A member of the Palestinian security forces inspects the scene of clashes between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas that left six dead in the West Bank city of Qalqiliya, 31 May. (Khaleel Reash/MaanImages)

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Palestinians attend the funeral of Hamas fighter Abed al-Majid Doudin who was killed by Israeli troops after he refused to surrender near the village of Dura, southeast of Hebron, 29 May. (Mamoun Wazwaz/MaanImages)

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International peace activists bring aid to children in Gaza celebrate as they are allowed to enter the Gaza Strip through Rafah border crossing, 30 May. (Hatem Omar/MaanImages)

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A Palestinian farmer tries to control his horse in the West Bank village of Nasaria, near Nablus, 26 May. (Rami Swidan/MaanImages)

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Israeli settlers are accompanied by the Israeli army on a hilltop where they’ve built an illegal outpost near the West Bank city of Hebron, 22 May. (Mamoun Wazwaz/MaanImages)

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Palestinian competitors pose as they participate in a body-building contest in the West Bank city of Qalqiliya on 23 May. (Khaleel Reash/MaanImages)

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Palestinians attend a rally commemorating the 61st anniversary of the dispossession of the Palestinian homeland, in the West Bank city of Qalqiliya, 14 May. (Khaleel Reash/MaanImages)

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Pope Benedict XVI greets pilgrims as he arrives to the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, 13 May. (Mustafa Abu Dayeh/MaanImages)

 

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Palestinian and international peace activists hang photos of recent anti-occupation demonstrations near the West Bank city of Tulkarem, 16 May. (Mouid Ashqar/MaanImages)