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Photos: Eid al-Adha under the Gaza siege

Small Ferris wheels across the Gaza Strip mark E-d al-Adha. (Photo by Charlie Andreasson)

18th October 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine It’s Eid al-Adha, the festival commemorating Ibrahim, or Abraham as the Christian part of the world knows him, and his willingness to sacrifice his son. He never had ...

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Bittersweet Eid

Donkey carts lined up opposite the market in Jabaliya refugee camp (Photo: Lydia de Leeuw, A Second Glance) - Click here for more images

by Lydia de Leeuw 19 November 2011 | A Second Glance Last week Eid al Adha was celebrated in Gaza and other Muslim communities worldwide. Eid al Adha is one of the most important holidays in Islam, marking the end ...

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Remembrance in Beit Hanoun


by Nathan Stuckey 9 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza It is Tuesday, the third day of Eid, the Eid of the Sacrifice.  We, the Beit Hanoun Local Initiative and the International Solidarity Movement, have gathered near the bombed ...

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Eid in Sheikh Jarrah

Nabil al Kurd and his son Mahmood

by Wahed Rajol 7 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank ISM has maintained a daily presence at the al-Kurd residence in Sheikh Jarrah since August 2009 when Israeli authorities paved the way for Israeli settlers to occupy the ...

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Eid children’s fair in Beit Hanoun

Photo: Hama Waqum - Click here for more images

by Radhika S. 6 November 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza In the afternoon, we went to a special Eid children’s fair at a park in Beit Hanoun, in the north of the Gaza Strip.  Fifty percent of the population ...

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Eid without a father and husband

16 November 2010 | Evie Soli, International Solidarity Movement An interview with the wives of Abdallah and Adeeb Abu Rahma Al Eid is a holy time of the year for Muslims. Families gather and visit each other over the four ...

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