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Amal Kaawash أمل كعوش
في الذكرى الخامسة والستين لنكبة فلسطين [رسم أمل كعوش خاص بجدلية]Keep Reading »
The Balfour Declaration was issued on 2 November 1917 as a letter from Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom Sir Arthur James Balfour to Baren Walter Rothschild, a leader in the Zionist movement. It was subsequently incorporated into the Sevres Peace Treaty with Turkey and the Mandate for Palestine.Keep Reading »
Amal Ziad Kaawash is a Palestinian cartoonist, vocalist, and songwriter. She runs the Meiroun blog at http://meiroun.blogspot.com. She is Jadaliyya's official cartoonist.
"The women express a desire to participate in warfare, and are frustrated when they are forced to remain in the safe houses with the children while the men conduct battle. In 1948, they gain the “right” to guard the kibbutz with hunting rifles. The film concludes with photographs of these women wielding their guns, implying that they gave up their own liberation for the sake of the national struggle and the settler colonial project."click | email | tweet