Browsing All posts tagged under »Hana Shalabi«

The right to a goodbye

March 25, 2012


It is Sunday morning 18 March, the beginning of a new week. Colleagues trickle into the office, share coffee and stories from the weekend. One of our colleagues arrives looking sad and pale. He has very bad news; his 25-year old nephew Mahmoud[1] was admitted to the hospital over the weekend, suffering from complications of […]

Gaza: a week in photos

March 15, 2012


Last Friday, an Israeli drone missile hit a car driving in a densely populated residential neighourhood in Gaza City, killing PRC leader Zuhair Qaisa and his son in law, Mahmoud Ahmad Hunein. This assassination sparked five days of rocket salvos from the Gaza Strip, which was used by Israel as a pretext for more airstrikes, […]

Dutch reflections on International Women’s Day in Palestine

March 9, 2012


Having grown up in a liberal family in the Netherlands I don’t know what it is like to struggle for my rights. I don’t know what it feels like to not be free simply because I am a woman, and I certainly don’t know what it is like to be a woman living under occupation. […]