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Articles Community Campaign Middle East Palestine Evoking Attention Organizing People Power to the People avaaz freedom hope nonviolence Palestine Language: English Author: Alice Jay
It was the hottest week of the year in Palestine. All Fadel Jaber wanted was some water for his family. But he ended up being arrested. Fadel lives in the occupied West Bank, where the Israeli government has redirected water pipes to provide swimming pools for Jewish settlers and empty faucets for Palestinians like Fadel. This is how Palestinians have to live, deprived of their basic rights for freedom, dignity and a state of their own. However, a glimpse of hope has appeared in the shape of a nonviolent resistance. Palestinian families are stepping forward, leading peaceful marches, organizing sit-ins, and working with Israeli activists to seek justice and freedom.
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