Stories about Palestine from January, 2010
MENA: Breaking the veils
AltMuslimah reviews the exhibition Breaking the veils: Women artists from the Islamic World, which contains art and literature from women in over 20 countries, including Palestine, Yemen and Morocco. The exhibition, which stated in Jordan, is now touring the US. The review can be read here.
Palestine: The Commodification Of Gaza
Exiled is a blogger who recently left Gaza - and he is in no hurry to return. In this translation of a recent post of his, we hear his opinions about political propaganda and self-interest, the tunnels to Egypt and the planned steel fence, and the nature of the outside world's concern for the Gaza Strip.
Global Screening Of Gaza War Documentary “To Shoot An Elephant”
To Shoot An Elephant is a documentary by Alberto Arce and Mohammad Rujailah, filmed in Gaza during the war a year ago. To mark the first anniversary of the end of the war, the film, released under a Creative Commons licence, was shown at special screenings around the world.
Palestine: Christians Prevented from marking Epiphany on Jordan River
The corner report published an article stating that the Israeli officials prevented Christian pilgrims from performing the traditional baptism ceremony to mark Epiphany on the Jordan River.
Palestine: Floods due to dam opening
Philip Rizk, who blogs in Tabula Gaza, comments on the news that says Israeli opened a dam, causing the banks of the trickling river to flood the homes, fields and possessions of tens of families in the Gaza Strip.
Jordan: One Year After Gaza
Jordanian blogger Ali Dahmash dedicates this post to Gaza and asks: “But what did Israel achieve after a year of the war?”