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Palestine: the first LGBTQ delegation tour in pictures

Palestine: The First LGBTQ Delegation Tour in Pictures
by
Pauline Park

Day 1: Saturday, Jan. 7: Ramallah: political briefing with Leila Farsakh

 

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: Qalandia checkpoint

 

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: Qalandia checkpoint

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: Qalandia checkpoint

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: Qalandia checkpoint

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: East Jerusalem: Sheikh Jarrah

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: East Jerusalem: a tower in the ‘separation wall’

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: East Jerusalem:

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: East Jerusalem:

 Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: Bethlehem: Deheisheh refugee camp

 

Day 2: Sunday, Jan. 8: Bethlehem: Deheisheh refugee camp
Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Hebron (Al Khalil): Shuhada Street

Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Hebron (Al Khalil): market grille

Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Hebron (Al Khalil)

Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Hebron (Al Khalil): IDS security watchtower

 

Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Hebron (Al Khalil): settler ‘revenge’ graffiti

Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Al Walejeh: Sherine Araj

Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Al Walejeh: Pauline Park at the ‘separation wall’

Day 3: Monday, Jan. 9: Al Walejeh

Day 4: Tuesday, Jan. 10: Bethlehem: Deheisheh refugee camp

 

Day 4: Tuesday, Jan. 10: Mas-ha: Pauline Park with Abu Nidal

Day 4: Tuesday, Jan. 10: Mas-ha: Abu Nidal with his son at the gate to their property

Day 4: Tuesday, Jan. 10: Mas-ha: Israeli settler house next to Abu Nidal’s house

 Day 5: Wednesday, Jan. 11: Lyd (Led/Lod) slum

Day 5: Wednesday, Jan. 11: Lyd (Led/Lod) slum

Day 5: Wednesday, Jan. 11: Um al Fahm: Sa’ed Adel Atshan with Abu Hussam

Day 5: Wednesday, Jan. 11: the delegation standing in the ruins of Lajjun

Day 6: Thursday, Jan. 12: Tel Aviv from Jaffa (Yafa/Yafo)

Day 6: Thursday, Jan. 12: Jaffa: Andromeda Hill complex

Day 6: Thursday, Jan. 12: Tel Aviv

Day 7: Friday, Jan. 13: Nabi Saleh

Day 7: Friday, Jan. 13: Nabi Saleh: Manal Tamimi is the sister of Mustafa Tamimi, a 28-year-old Palestinian, who was shot in the head, and critically injured, with a tear gas canister fired by an Israeli soldier at very close range, on 9 December 2011. Manal explained to delegates the circumstances of Mustafa’s tragic death at the hands of the IDS.

Bilal and Manal Tamimi and the Tamimi family have become the core of the resistance to Apartheid Israel’s illegal occupation of the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh; every Friday, villagers march unarmed down the main street in the tiny village to protest the illegal occupation only to be met with violence from the army of illegal Israeli occupation.

 

Monday, Jan. 16: the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem: Pauline Park

Monday, Jan. 13: King David Hotel in Jerusalem

 

Tuesday, Jan. 14: Levinsky Park in Tel Aviv

March 3: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QAIA) demonstration at the NYC LGBT Community Center in Manhattan

March 3: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QAIA) demonstration at the NYC LGBT Community Center in Manhattan

 

March 3: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QAIA) demonstration at the NYC LGBT Community Center in Manhattan

 

March 3: Queers Against Israeli Apartheid (QAIA) demonstration at the NYC LGBT Community Center in Manhattan

 

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