This month of March is a time when women are often celebrated and honoured. The month started off with International Women’s Day on March 8th and then later in the month many countries across the world celebrated Mother’s Day.
Visit Aida refugee camp and meet Dr Abdulfattah Abursour to hear about beautiful resistance – an impassioned, creative and defiant response to living with the brunt of the Israeli Occupation of Palestine.
The village of Al Walaja does not appear on the itineraries of tourist groups or pilgrims who visit the Holy Land. But for those who do make the effort to visit the village, they will be struck by the beauty of the landscape, the warmth of the welcome and the visible, devastating impact of the occupation.
This has been a challenging year for many of us. We are living continuous moments of not knowing, stress, confusion, shock, and fear. The beauty in humanity is that we are also seeing something else; a rise in a new understanding of what it means to be human, to connect, to respect, to honor.