Naser Shakhtour talks about the Palestinian Film Festival

I had the pleasure of speaking with Naser Shakhtour, founder and director of the Palestinian Film Festival (PFF), about his life and work. Naser described in subtle and illuminating terms the way in which his personal experience as a Palestinian in Australia compelled...

My Visit to Palestine, April 2017: Photographs by Sylvie Leber

Sylvie Leber is an artist, an activist with Jews for Refugees, the Council of Single Mothers and Their Children, a single mother herself, and a long time social activist on countless other fronts. She became an activist when she was 15, attending her first protest in...

Laila El-Haddad, Excerpts from Gaza Mom (2013)

The following excerpts have been reproduced with permission from the author. They appeared in Gaza Mom (2012), a book based on the blog written by El-Hadddad since 2004. (Excerpts taken from pages 213, 219-20, 254-5) The Story of the Year Gaza City, Palestine,...
AJDS Statement on the 50th Year of the Occupation

AJDS Statement on the 50th Year of the Occupation

As we reach the 50 year milestone of Occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, the AJDS is devastated by the realities of the ongoing military occupation of Palestinians in the Occupied Territories. It is both painful and tragic...