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Diaries: Live from Palestine

Two unequal worlds in Israeli-occupied Jerusalem

Budour Youssef Hassan
Jerusalem
18 December 2014

Placing the village of Issawiyeh under siege has not stopped local youth from resisting Israel’s occupation.

In photos: Palestinian school threatened by Israeli bulldozers

Ahmad Al-Bazz
Jordan Valley
17 December 2014

Israel refuses to give construction permits and gives demolition orders when Palestinians build without them.

Art, Music & Culture

"Siding with life in the face of death": photographer captures siege on Palestinians in Syria

Budour Youssef Hassan
17 December 2014

An award-winning young Palestinian photographer reflects on life in the war-torn refugee camp in Syria.

Bombast with a side of bleakness in Open Bethlehem film

Sarah Irving
11 December 2014

Documentary centers on director Leila Sansour’s decision to return to the hometown she once resented.