Rio 2016: Christian Zimmerman, Dressage


Perhaps the most curious addition to the team is 55 year old Christian Zimmerman.  Zimmerman previously competed on behalf of the Palestinian Authority in the World Equestrian Championships and obtained Palestinian citizenship in 2013.

Zimmerman has suggested that his decision to represent Palestine is partly motivated by a feeling of solidarity, stating:

we, […] have a responsibility to both sides and must have a proper perspective

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Give Mercy, Earn Mercy

Gaza is in a state of emergency. There has been shocking violence against protestors, leaving thousands injured and over 100 people dead.

This Ramadan, help us ensure the injured receive the medical care they need. 

Nakba - 70 years on

Nakba - 70 years on

The Palestinian refugee crisis is now the longest-running refugee crisis in the world today.

With no end to their suffering in sight, now is the time to take action.