Amr Owaineh

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The world stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people today… will you?Every year since 1977 the United Nations has observed the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on 29...
The majority of Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza cannot go to Jerusalem, a city of extreme spiritual, cultural, hitorical and political significance for them and one that shapes their...
The Bedouin families pictured here live in Area C in the West Bank; land that falls under full Israeli military and civil control.  They have trees and shade, a luxury in this rocky area! Why is...
 “We need to make our voices heard”Youth political participation in the occupied Palestinian territoryOn Saturday 13th May, Palestinians across the West Bank went to the polls to elect the...
 The last time I went to Gaza was 17 years ago. It was a school trip and we were very excited to go there. It was a more-or-less cold day of April but when we got there we were so delighted to...
Karma, a Palestinian village located 11km to the southwest of Hebron City. It is inhabited by around 1400 people (2007 census). Similar to other Palestinian communities, Karma is being choked by...
Just outside of Hebron there are two places that share the same name, but life for the communities within them could not be more different.It was a hot summer day in 2012 when I headed to the...
In response to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the consequences of the 2014 Israeli war which left over 2000 dead and 100,000 Gazans displaced. ActionAid began an emergency programme with a...
 Three years ago, ActionAid staff organized a meeting with a number of women in Al Karmil village as part of the ActionAid  programme. The purpose of the meeting was to form a REFLECT group...
Iman Amareen, a 32-year old Palestinian woman living in Jala village west of Hebron. She has 4 children and is expecting a fifth soon. Iman lived in a refugee camp and then moved with her parents to...