Victory is in the struggle

“Resisting means assuring oneself of the heart's health" - Mahmoud Darwish In the early hours of Wednesday 2nd July, 17-year-old Mohamed Abu Khudair was making his way to his local mosque for morning prayers in the refugee camp of Shu’fat, occupied East Jerusalem. Leaked CCTV footage has since emerged depicting the moment in which Mohamed was forced into a car by … Continue reading Victory is in the struggle

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I ain’t happy

“People get used to anything. The less you think about your oppression, the more your tolerance for it grows. After a while, people just think oppression is the normal state of things. But to become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave” - Assata Shakur Today was a frustrating day. Everywhere, … Continue reading I ain’t happy

Wedad

Somewhere amongst the politics, the money, and the wars that the world wages on itself, real people are forgotten. People whose stories are tales of inspiration are lost. The global race for wealth and sordid power has deemed them voiceless. Worthless. Their existence may as well be a non-fact. Collateral damage. My grandmother was one … Continue reading Wedad