Archive For The “Photographs” Category

CPJ announces 2020 International Press Freedom awardees

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CPJ announces 2020 International Press Freedom awardees

CPJ announces 2020 International Press Freedom awardees The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor four courageous journalists from Bangladesh, Iran, Nigeria, and Russia with the 2020International Press Freedom Awards. All four have been arrested or faced criminal prosecution in reprisal for their reporting. CPJ will also honor lawyer Amal Clooney with the Gwen Ifill Award. …

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Gaza hosts Edward Said Institute for Music Education festival

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Gaza hosts Edward Said Institute for Music Education festival

Gaza hosts Edward Said Institute for Music Education festival A photo array of performances at the Edward Said Institute for Music Education in the Gaza Strip held in October 2019. By Tarek Masaud Palestinian Photographer The Edward Said Institute for Music Education, in conjunction with a youth organization, launches activities throughout the Gaza Strip to…

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Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

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Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers

Fifth Wednesday Journal publishes essays from Middle East writers Fifth Wednesday Journal, a twice yearly publication, released its latest issue which focuses on the experiences and writings of authors whose origins trace to the Middle East and North Africa. The Journal features the submissions of 33 authors and photographers and is now available for purchase….

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B’Tselem features photo exhibit of Palestinians born in 1967

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B’Tselem features photo exhibit of Palestinians born in 1967

B’Tselem features photo exhibit of Palestinians born in 1967 “50 Years”: Fifty portraits of Palestinians born in 1967 in B’Tselem photography exhibition Jaffa Art Salon, Jaffa port, November 17 – December 7 | Opening: Friday, November 17, 12:00 noon Gallery talk: Friday, November 24, 12:00 noon The exhibition “Fifty Years” is the result of a project in which B’Tselem…

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12-year old Gaza Palestinian challenges Guinness Record

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12-year old Gaza Palestinian challenges Guinness Record

12-year old Gaza Palestinian challenges Guinness Record By Ahmad Hasaballah Yousef al-Bahtini, a 12-year-old Palestinian boy from Gaza City, is preparing to enter the Guinness Book of World Records to break a record 20 meters in a body wrapped in a ball in 14 seconds. The test will be held in the Jordanian capital.  

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American Arabs need to better document their history

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American Arabs need to better document their history

American Arabs need to better document their history By Ray Hanania During my entire consciousness as an American of Arab heritage, I have always tried to document the experiences of my family, friends and organizations I have been involved with regarding Arab American history. The truth is American Arabs do a poor job of documenting…

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Taybeh OktoberFest promises wide range of entertainment

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Taybeh OktoberFest promises wide range of entertainment

Taybeh OktoberFest promises wide range of entertainment Dr. Maria C. Khoury Taybeh Oktoberfest has been the stage for new musicians to be introduced to the world.  In staying true with this tradition that started in 2005, a very interesting new band that has formed this year is Maqdess, the handsome trio from Jerusalem. All young…

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Palestinians show solidarity with Burma

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Palestinians show solidarity with Burma

Palestinians show solidarity with Burma Brutality in Burma against Muslims continues and Palestinians int he Gaza Strip, who identify with the suffering of people in other countries, urged world action to protect civilians in Burma. By Ahmad Hasaballah The failure of world leaders to speak out against atrocities committed against Muslims in Burma has outraged…

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Photo Array: Eid Mubarak from the Gaza Strip

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Photo Array: Eid Mubarak from the Gaza Strip

Photo Array: Eid Mubarak from the Gaza Strip By Ahmad Hasaballah Muslims gather to celebrate Eid al Adha in prayer at Saraya Square in Gaza City in the Israeli-embargoed Gaza Strip early Friday, on Sept. 1, 2017. Eid al-Adha is the “Sacrifice Feast,” and is the second of two Islamic religious holidays celebrated worldwide each…

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UN Secretary General visits Palestine, Israel

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UN Secretary General visits Palestine, Israel

UN Secretary General visits Palestine, Israel United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres visited Israel and Israeli occupied-Palestine, meeting with officials on both sides this week including Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Ramallah, a visit to the Yasser Arafat Museum and also a tour of the economic oppression of civilians in the Israeli-embargoed Gaza Strip….

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Fadi Thabit photo exhibit documents Gaza Life

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Fadi Thabit photo exhibit documents Gaza Life

Fadi Thabit photo exhibit documents Gaza Life A photo exhibit by art teacher and Gaza photographer Fadi Thabit offers insight into the daily lives of Palestinians living under the brutal occupation of Israel’s punishing military embargo By Mohammed Asad The art teacher and photographer Fadi Thabit recently organized a photo gallery of photographic portraits of…

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Photos of life at Beit Lahia in Gaza

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Photos of life at Beit Lahia in Gaza

Photos of life at Beit Lahia in Gaza By Ahmad Hasaballah Gaza Strip war photographer Ahmad Hasaballah captures some photographs of the Palestinians in everyday in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Lahia. Hasaballah’s award winning photography has documented the lives and struggles of Palestinians who live under Israeli oppression and the brutal Israeli…

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