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To show the vitality of the Palestine culture, in the territories and in the diaspora
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UNESCO to start vote on Bethlehem holy sites - Ma'an News Agency

UNESCO to start vote on Bethlehem holy sites - Ma'an News Agency | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
Straits TimesUNESCO to start vote on Bethlehem holy sitesMa'an News AgencyOmar Awadallah told Ma'an voting may begin at noon Friday as the global cultural organisation's World Heritage Committee, meeting in Russia, had started discussions on...
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World War I and the British Mandate in Palestine

World War I and the British Mandate in Palestine | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
1 album (291 gelatin silver prints) ; 28 x 40 cm.
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The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art

The Rise of Middle Eastern Street Art | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
While the Arab Spring of 2011 was by no means the beginnings of street art in the Middle East – as discussed in a recent openDemocracy talk – it did lead to an explosion of graffitis, m...
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The Literary Scene in Palestine

The Literary Scene in Palestine | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
With the Palestine Festival of Literature insha’allah just two days away, author Nora Lester Murad (www.noralestermurad.com) discusses the possibilities and challenges of the literary scene, ...
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Tarzan and Arab: the Gaza artists determined to make it against all odds

Tarzan and Arab: the Gaza artists determined to make it against all odds | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
Despite a lack of training, equipment, funding or an audience, Gaza's twin artists are determined to succeed as film directors...
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Thousands rally in Gaza, West Bank for hunger striker

Thousands rally in Gaza, West Bank for hunger striker | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
GAZA (Reuters) - Several thousand Palestinians rallied in Gaza and the West Bank Friday in support of jailed Islamic Jihad leader Khader Adnan, who is on the 62nd day of a hunger strike to protest against (RT @AngusCarruthers: Thousands rally in Gaza,...
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Khader Adnan: The West Bank's Bobby Sands

Khader Adnan: The West Bank's Bobby Sands | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
It was only after talking with lucidity and animation for an hour about her husband's 61-day hunger strike that Randa Jihad Adnan's eyes, visible though the opening of her nekab, filled with tears.
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Six Arab Novelists on Why They Write

Six Arab Novelists on Why They Write | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
During recent visits to Jordan and Syria, Boston librarian Diane D’Almeida (pictured) videotaped short interviews with a dozen different Arab authors. She also has since interviewed a dozen Bost...
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AID POLICY: Islamic agencies battle the odds in Gaza

AID POLICY: Islamic agencies battle the odds in Gaza | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
Secours Islamique France is a respected aid agency, part of the global Islamic Relief network based in the UK, but when it comes to helping Palestinians in Gaza, its operations are challenged by both Israeli bureaucracy and its own “no-contact”...
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Rafeef Ziadah - "Nosotros enseñamos vida, señor"

V.O.S. al castellano.Traducido y subtitulado por Patricia Bobillo Rodríguez (www.patriciabobillorodriguez.com)...
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In Arabic and in Hebrew, a name is more than just a name

In Arabic and in Hebrew, a name is more than just a name | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
A serious world war is erupting in Israel about identity, narratives, the status of Israeli Arabs and the right of return.
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Solidarité avec Salah Hamouri contre la campagne haineuse du CRIF

Solidarité avec Salah Hamouri contre la campagne haineuse du CRIF | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
Alternative Libertaire condamne cette campagne haineuse du CRIF, appelle à la libération de toutes et tous les prisonniè-res palestinie-nes et rappelle sa solidarité avec la lutte du peuple palestinien.
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More than 100 countries recognise Palestine as a state

More than 100 countries recognise Palestine as a state | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
At least 112 countries around the world have formally recognised Palestine as a state, stretching from Africa to Asia, Europe to Latin America.
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Being a journalist and peace activist in Palestine - International Middle East Media Center

Being a journalist and peace activist in Palestine - International Middle East Media Center | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
International Middle East Media CenterBeing a journalist and peace activist in PalestineInternational Middle East Media CenterMore than anywhere else, the lines between journalism and activism are often blurred.
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VIDEO: Professor Charles Tripp on Middle Eastern art of resistance

VIDEO: Professor Charles Tripp on Middle Eastern art of resistance | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
…and if that first video wasn’t enough for you, we asked Professor Tripp a couple of questions after his talk. Why are people mistakenly viewing the Arab Spring as being the genesis of ...
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Palestinian Poet Ghassan Zaqtan Waiting…and Waiting…on Visa for US Book Tour

Palestinian Poet Ghassan Zaqtan Waiting…and Waiting…on Visa for US Book Tour | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
The PEN American Center announced yesterday that they’re pressing for a US visa for Palestinian poet Ghassan Zaqtan. Zaqtan’s collection Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me (trans. Fady J...
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Yousef Munayyer on Khader Adnan, Dana Frank on Honduras

Yousef Munayyer on Khader Adnan, Dana Frank on Honduras | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
This week on CounterSpin: Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan provided a real-life example of something many corporate pundits say they've longed to see: A Palestinian activist pursuing non-violent resistance.
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# PALESTINE /// The Ordinary Violence of the Colonial Apparatuses in the West Bank

# PALESTINE /// The Ordinary Violence of the Colonial Apparatuses in the West Bank | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
Abu Dis, Judith s., December 2003
The Israeli women of MachsomWatch who struggle against the colonial apparatuses of movement control in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, have monitored in photos ...
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Palestine : Des photos rares de la Nakba de 1948 · Global Voices en Français

Palestine : Des photos rares de la Nakba de 1948 · Global Voices en Français | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
Le blogueur Iqbal Tamimi  a publié des photos rares de la Nakba (l'exode) de Palestine, en 1948.
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Gaza : les soins de santé sont en danger

Gaza : les soins de santé sont en danger | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
"Gaza: les soins de santé sont en danger", L'Humanitaire dans tous ses Etats http://t.co/FlUaEcmF...
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AIUK : Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy

AIUK : Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
RT @SmithSofia: TONIGHT - @benabyad's book launch event in #London, hosted at Amnesty International http://t.co/O3lVPcp3 #Palestinians48...
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PRC: Palestinian refugees in Iraq Should Be Protected

PRC: Palestinian refugees in Iraq Should Be Protected | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
PRC: Palestinian refugees in Iraq Should Be Protected (Palestinian refugees in Iraq Should Be Protected http://t.co/Ne6o9qrJ...)...
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Guernica / The Bridge

Guernica / The Bridge | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
In this excerpt from the long-awaited follow-up to his first memoir, I Saw Ramallah, Mourid Barghouti recalls the day his son, the Palestinian, saw Palestine. By Mourid Barghouti (Mine too!
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Marwan Barghouti’s continued relevance to the Palestinian public

Marwan Barghouti’s continued relevance to the Palestinian public | Palestinian culture | Scoop.it
RT @USRealityCheck: Marwan Barghouti’s continued relevance: Marwan Barghouti remains a hated figure in Israel for his...
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