Anne Paq

In photos: "Parkour is my oxygen"

Anne Paq and
Basel Yazouri
14 April 2015

Gaza youth find release from siege in urban gymnastic sport.

In photos: Gaza's shattered families

Anne Paq
20 January 2015

More than 140 families lost more than three members in Israel’s summer assault.

Portraits from Gaza

Anne Paq
Gaza Strip
12 September 2014

Photography series honors the extraordinary solidarity and heroism during Israel’s bombing.

In photos: Generations of Palestinian exile

Anne Paq
27 June 2014

Photo series depicts a Palestinian refugee child with a grandparent, a first-generation refugee.

In photos: al-Walaja village faces “slow death” as Israel takes its land

Anne Paq
24 March 2014

The construction of the wall, which began in 2007 in spite of an ongoing legal battle and protests, constitutes the latest chapter of the ongoing history of dispossession of al-Walaja.

In photos: revisiting the survivors of Israel's November assault on Gaza

Anne Paq
13 May 2013
Children walk past rubble of destroyed buildings

Journalist finds out how those she photographed are coping months after the attacks.

Photostory: Struggling to worship in Jerusalem

Anne Paq
21 September 2009


Each year during the month of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian Muslim worshipers struggle to reach Jerusalem on Fridays to pray at the Haram al-Sharif, home of the al-Aqsa Mosque, the third holiest site in Islam. The Israeli army imposes additional barriers with concrete slabs at both the Qalandiya and Bethlehem checkpoints. Photographer Anne Paq documents the struggle that Palestinians face when trying to reach Jerusalem during Ramadan.

Photostory: Breaking the Silence's tour disrupted

Anne Paq
West Bank
13 July 2008


On 27 June, I took part in one of the regular tours of the West Bank city of Hebron and its settlements organized by the organization Breaking the Silence. Breaking the Silence is a group of Israeli army soldiers and veterans who work to expose the injustice of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Once more, the tour was disrupted because of the settlers. Anne Paq reports from Hebron.

Mr. Bush's trip to Ramallah

Anne Paq
West Bank
16 January 2008


So US President George W. Bush came to Ramallah, and of course the city was turned upside down. The Palestinian Authority (PA) wanted to show that they were up to the task of handling the security. I managed to get a press pass and I was cynical but curious to see how the big show would go down. All the photographers and journalists were told to come at 6am at a certain location so that they could be taken all together to the Muqata’a, the PA’s headquarters. Anne Paq reports from Ramallah.

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