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  • WERU News Report 7/11/12

    Host: Amy Browne
    Producer: Carolyn Coe

    Part 1 of 2 (Part 2 will air on 7/17/12 at 4pm)

    Program Topic: Palestinian nonviolent struggle in the occupied West Bank

    *Palestinians paint on the separation Wall and take photographs of daily life to tell their own stories about living under Israeli occupation.

    *Weekly demonstrations against the Israeli occupation continue in the form of street protests; the Israeli Defense Force responds with tear gas and bullets.

    *Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes and other structures increased in 2011; Palestinians continue to rebuild.

    *Women have taken on a greater income-generating role for their families, while preserving the Palestinian tradition of embroidery, by organizing a women’s embroidery cooperative.

    Khitam Edelbi, expressive art therapist, raising funds for an art bus
    Nasser Hamamreh, school counselor and social worker
    Basseem Al-Tamimi, community leader in A-Nabi Saleh
    Teresa, Italian volunteer with Operation Dove in At-Tuwani
    “Sami,” volunteer from the Czech Republic
    Buthayna Farajallah, administrative worker for the women’s cooperative in Idna (Women in Hebron)

    Call In Program: no


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    Published on July 11, 2012 · Filed under: WERU News Report; Tagged as: ,
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