Tag Archives: West Bank

Visualizing the Nakba

These days, it isn’t only a picture, but an infographic, that is also worth a thousand words. In commemoration of the Nakba (catastrophe) on May 15, when the State of Israel was established in 1948 after over 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly … Continue reading

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A walk along the Berlin Wall

Note: This is the first of two posts recounting Eye on the East’s recent visit to Berlin. Part two can be found here. I hate to admit it, but until very recently, I still associated Berlin almost exclusively with the … Continue reading

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Thinking about Palestine

There is never a good or right time to talk about Palestine. A cause, a dream, a responsibility, a defeat, a crime and a badge of shame on the world, which has affected, been used and abused, and shaped a … Continue reading

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“How long must we sing this song”: From Belfast to Beirut

Note: This is the second of two posts recounting Eye on the East’s recent visit to Northern Ireland. The first post can be found here. Where does one begin to talk about the bloodshed? Where does one begin to describe … Continue reading

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