The Month in Pictures: October 2014

6 November 2014

A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

The legendary piano of Yarmouk

Someday the Palestinians and Syrians who survived the war will tell stories about what happened in the besieged refugee camp. This is one of them.

Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut

Moe Ali Nayel
18 September 2014

Children of many Palestinian refugees face being denied education over the coming school year.

Veteran Gaza writer releases first translated poems

Abdul Karim Sabawi, author of the Canaan Quartet, issues free e-book.

Palestinian refugees mark one year of return to destroyed village

Patrick O. Strickland
Kufr Birim
15 August 2014

“For 66 years we have been trying to return,” says refugee rights activist.

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.

"My village was attacked and burned down": a Nakba survivor speaks

Wafaa H. Aburahma
Nuseirat refugee camp
29 May 2014

A true story about Palestine that you won’t read in The New York Times.

"I can coexist with Israelis but only when I return home," says Nakba survivor

Rami Almeghari
Maghazi refugee camp
15 May 2014

Now in their 80s, Gaza refugee couple remember the day they were expelled from their village.

Lebanon deports Palestinian refugees to Syria

Refugees forcibly returned to Syria at “grave risk,” Human Rights Watch warns.

Palestinian Christian struggle mapped in new book

Joe Catron
30 April 2014

Alain Epp Weaver’s Mapping Exile and Return is fascinating, if unpredictable.


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