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Living Under Threat of Expulsion: Palestinian Women Photograph Life in Susiya Village

[Members of the Nawaja family in their tent. Image by the women of Susiya/Activestills.]

These photographs were taken by women residents of Susiya village from the Nawaja family, ranging from teenagers to the elderly. Here are their names: Wadcha, Basma, Iman, Iam, Hitam, Ula, Rabicha, Samicha, Sane, Samma, Hadija, Sanaa, and Khitam. In 2011, the women of Susiya documented their lives as a part of a participatory photography project conducted by Activestills photographer Keren Manor and guest photographer Mareike Lauken. This project was one of many ...

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Activestills Collective


Activestills Collective was established in 2005 by a group of Israeli and international documentary photographers out of a strong conviction that photography is a vehicle for social change. We view ourselves as part of the struggle against all forms of oppression, racism, and violations of the basic right to freedom.