the Galilee

“This return is permanent” — refugees’ grandchildren defy Israel with Galilee camp

Patrick O. Strickland
the Galilee
22 August 2013
Man picks up bar amid tents with Palestine flag and landscape in background

Palestinian activists camping in Iqrit vow to resist warnings from Israeli authorities.

Youth move back to Palestinian village stolen from their families

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
the Galilee
8 April 2013

About two dozen young people have moved into Iqrit, a village ethnically cleansed by Zionist forces in the 1940s.

Bedouins treated as "invisible citizens" vow to remain in Galilee

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
the Galilee
26 November 2012

Palestinian Bedouin residents of Ramiya are being pressured by the Israeli government to leave their ancestral lands and relocate.

Palestinian youth activists in Haifa, Akka: “Gaza is not alone in this struggle”

Sawsan Khalife'
the Galilee
21 November 2012

Israel has arrested several Palestinian citizens following Gaza solidarity demonstrations.

Knesset moves to force national service on Palestinians in Israel

Sawsan Khalife'
the Galilee
4 July 2012
Palestinians in Israel are protesting draft legislation which would make national service mandatory, despite the state’s system of discrimination against the community.

Cinema club run by Palestinians in Israel makes its mark

Sawsan Khalife'
the Galilee
25 June 2012
An emerging network of Palestinian filmmakers in Israel aims to connect with filmmakers in neighboring Arab countries — and mentor a new generation of Palestinian artists.

Israeli police brutally arrest hunger strike demonstrators, threaten them with rape

Sawsan Khalife'
the Galilee
11 May 2012
A complaint has been lodged with the Israeli ministry of justice after the violent arrest of 17 demonstrators at a hunger strike solidarity protest near Ramle prison.

Palestinians assert right to return on Israeli "Independence Day"

Asa Winstanley
the Galilee
1 May 2012
Thousands of Palestinians marched to destroyed villages and called for the return of Palestinian refugees.

Palestinians banned from seeking top student post at Israeli college

Yara Sa'di
the Galilee
25 April 2012
A decision was made last week barring Palestinians from running for student union president at a college in the Galilee.

Overcoming walls

Hatim Kanaaneh
the Galilee
23 October 2008

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I have just emerged from a week-long frustrating experience. It was exhilarating to spend the week in the company of our good guests, friends to whom we owe much. Yet now I am left with a certain bitter aftertaste of disappointment. I am battling an inner feeling of guilt and shame at having failed to communicate to them adequately “the whole truth” about “my” country. Hatim Kanaaneh writes.

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