Palestinian youth tell the human stories behind the numbers in the news

Palestinian youth tell the human stories behind the numbers in the news

Malak Mattar | 10-08-2017

 

Painting by Malak Mattar

 

 

Childhood in Gaza is not like childhood outside. Children should be free to love dolls and games, but here, we are punished for simply playing football (as were the four Bakr children in 2014).  Instead, we cling to what makes us hopeful for the life of which we dream but are deprived of—in this case symbolized by a suitcase. Is this what can be called a “life”?

Posted: August 9, 2017


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