Rio 2016: Mayada Al-Sayed, Marathon Runner


23 year old Mayada al-Sayed has chosen to represent Palestine in the gruelling Olympic marathon, despite qualifying with a fast enough time to compete in the distance race competitions.  The first woman to run a marathon on the world stage for Palestine, Sayed insists that she does not have political, but only sporting aims for her country.

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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.