Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha spoiled by Israeli-Egyptian siege on the coastal strip. Read more about Siege puts holiday tradition beyond reach of many Gaza families
A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine. Read more about Month in Pictures: October 2012
Many people in Palestine couldn’t feel the happiness of Eid at its fullest, especially the detainees’ families. Gomana is a ten-year-old girl whose mother died after she delivered her, and whose father has been imprisoned since she was less than two years old, leaving her uncle to look after her. She started calling him Dad till she once came back from her school to discover that he was killed by the IOF leaving her to her 70-year-old grandmother to take care of her. Read more about "I wish Dad was here celebrating Eid with me"
International aid organizations donate fresh meat, clothing, and assistance to thousands of families in the Gaza Strip for the Eid holiday, as child malnutrition and deep poverty levels rise due to Israel’s strict blockade. Read more about Food shortages make Gaza residents rely on aid at Eid