refugees

Jaffa's Palestinian heritage celebrated in Nakba Day open houses

Palestinian homes will be opened to visitors, revealing the city’s “silenced memory and history, its destruction and erasure.”

New Palestinian literature examines exile, memory and nostalgia

Mazen Maarouf, the Palestinian-Lebanese writer whose poetry appears in Words Without Borders' Palestine special issue.

Translation magazine Words Without Borders highlights national experience of dispersion.

Early classic of Palestinian resistance cinema reemerges

They Do Not Exist resists Israeli denial of Palestinian life. 

Residents protest Syrian diplomat's Yarmouk "terrorists" claim

Damascus’ envoy told UN Security Council that only terrorists and “some male citizens only” remain in the camp.

Poem: "No search, no rescue"

Jehan Bseiso
Cairo
24 April 2015

To the families and lovers at the bottom of the sea, trying to reach Europe.

Yarmouk

Editorial cartoon by Mohammad Saba’aneh for The Electronic Intifada.

Palestinian refugee boy comes of age in graphic novel "Baddawi"

Marguerite Dabaie
6 April 2015

Book is based on the father of the author’s experience growing up in Lebanon camp.

Uprooted by Israel, abandoned by the world: the plight of Palestine's refugees

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
10 March 2015

Palestinians have been denied protections guaranteed to victims of war and persecution.

Palestinian and Syrian refugees go on hunger strike in Egyptian jail

Crackdown “a result of a shift in Egypt’s foreign policy on Syria” following July 2013 coup, says monitoring group.

Violence prevents food aid to Yarmouk, where refugees live on one meal per day

United Nations says it has been unable to successfully deliver aid since 6 December.

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