A poster commemorating the anniversary of the assassination of Ghassan Kanafani, Palestinian writer and activist, on July 8, 1972. The caption reads: "In blood we write for Palestine".
Palestine becomes emblematic of all dispossessed people; the farmer, displaced by capitalist and globalizing forces, becomes a symbol of resistance. To return to the land becomes not just a right but a duty; the restoration of the land to the people the ultimate goal.
One of the events marking Israeli Apartheid Week: Beirut was the presence of visiting artist Juan Fuentes. Under the auspices of our artists' collective along with the IAW committee, some students and I brought Juan to the Bourj Al-Barajneh Palestinian camp. Juan's work stretching back these past decades is well known for its activist nature, and the Palestinian cause was often a theme of his work.
I will be honest and say that there was a lot of tension upon our arrival. I knew where
On May 15, 2011, during the Day of Return to Palestine, Israeli occupation forces opened fire on unarmed civilians protesting legally within the border of Lebanon and other countries neighboring Palestine. Men, women, and children from all walks of life had come to show their determination to resist occupation peacefully and were met with sniper bullets. This poster was designed to commemorate those fallen, as well as to show the determination of those
Updated 07-26-2011 at 02:11 AM by Daniel Ibn Zayd
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