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Back in occupied Palestine

March 31, 2009

Hi everyone,

Sorry for the delayed post. It’s always difficult to mitigate the insufferable madness of trying to tie up loose ends before a trip back here. My first day back in Palestine was one of beauty and rage; those eternal, endemic twins.

Went to a demonstration inside the green line, in a Palestinian village of Deir Hanna, for a comemmoration of Land Day that was connected with the first annual Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions day. Thousands of Palestinians with Israeli citizenship turned out, some made speeches, many t-shirts emblazoned with BDS stickers.

sea of Galilee, northern historic Palestine

After the demo we continued north, and made our way through the windy roads of the Galilee, until the snow-capped mountains of Lebanon came into view. Springtime in Palestine is an incredible time of year — wildflowers, warmth, and the amplified whispers of revolution.

sea of Galilee, northern historic Palestine
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  1. March 31, 2009 7:16 am

    adelante compañera… in rageful beauty!

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