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Family Life in Susia, West Bank: 2011 ActiveStills Photography Project

In 2011, members of the Israel/Palestine photojournalist collective ActiveStills held a series of photography workshops with women in Susia, a small Palestinian village in the South Hebron Hills. (Susia sits on land that the Israeli government claims for Jewish settlements … Continue reading

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The Impact of House Demolitions on Palestinian Children and Families: “Save the Children”, February 2012

Broken Homes: Addressing the impact of house demolitions on Palestinian children and families The report looks at the impact of house demolitions on children and their parents, the cumulative impact on the family unit (in terms of its mental, physical … Continue reading

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The Effects of Home Demolition on Palestinian Children and Families: Scholarly Analysis

In 1997, mental-health researchers Samir Qouta, Raiji-Lena Punamäki, and Eyad El Saraj interviewed 85 Palestinians, including 38 children, who experienced or witnessed the Israeli army’s demolition of private homes in the Gaza Strip. The researchers concluded that the demolitions produced negative … Continue reading

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