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Remembering the victims of a war crime and tragedy

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are often referred to as the ‘forgotten refugees’. Despite there being almost 400,000 refugees in Lebanon, their difficulties and struggles are poorly understood and overlooked when compared to the occupied territories. Refugees in Lebanon¬†are denied basic political, civil, economic and social rights.¬†The story of Palestinian refugees…

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This Dhul Hijjah, how will you remember Palestine?

Dhul Hijjah is a time of religious devotion, a time for us to remember the sacrifice and obedience that Prophet Ibrahim (AS) showed to Allah (SWT) above all others. On the tenth day we observe Eid al Adha, and mark our obedience to Allah SWT with sacrifice and celebration. This…

Falafel: Deep Fried Palestinian Culture

Today is International Falafel Day. The people of the Levant take their falafel very seriously and whilst its origins are unclear, Palestinians consider it a national dish and it is eaten at any time of day, everyday. You can’t walk too far in the West Bank, Gaza, or the refugee…

Al Naksa: Today marks 54 years since the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza began

Today marks Al Naksa, or ‘the setback’. The June War in 1967 saw Israel take over all of historical Palestine and begin is military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Over 300,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homes and it would be decades before the brutal nature of the…

Ceasefire in Gaza: A Sigh of Relief But What Lies Ahead?

After 11 days of relentless bombardment that killed over 230 people in Gaza, a ceasefire is very necessary but the people of Gaza need more… These last 11 days have seen the people of Gaza experience daily terror and lose friends, family, livelihoods and their homes. The fallout of the…