Category Archives: Stream-of-Consciousness

Al Auja: A Resistance Chronicle

On Friday 4/28/2017 hundreds protested against a settler assault a week earlier on shepherds from Al Auja, the Jordan Valley, Palestine, that resulted in five injured solidarity activists. Following is a checkered first-person account of the struggle those shepherds undertook. … Continue reading

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Kids Play War: The Struggle of Kufr Qaddum and Footnotes on Violence

The Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Guerrilla of Qaddum’s children is running to and fro with stones and sometimes slingshots, making funny sounds at the soldiers that are lying bored overloaded with weapons and riot gear in the sun on the … Continue reading

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A Spy and an Action – Umm al ‘Amad and al Ma’asara

Not every day does one get to meet a spy. Spies are curious creatures. In an emotional universe of suspicion and secrecy, confrontation with common decency may strike them unprepared. Saturday the 27th of July. Arrival in Umm al-‘Amad. Ezra … Continue reading

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The False Arrests – Umm al-Kheir

Saturday July 7th, 2013. We’re called urgently to Umm al-Kheir. When we arrive, a woman is shouting and people from the village are running down the hill. Abdallah starts running ahead of me with his big camera. He sprints incredibly … Continue reading

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Initial Grappling With Weird – Umm al-Ara’is

The warrant was issued, we were shooed off the land. I sang an Italian song about the vanishing greens of the countryside as they were pushing us off. Clown self-diffusal mechanism , if anything. We settled, beyond the imaginary white … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Being in the Wild South

Ta’ayush – living together, living the end of apartheid and separate-ness. To resist by being with. Waking up at 5 AM on Saturday June 15th, 2013, the body is drowsy but the spirits are high as the sun rises gloriously … Continue reading

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They’ll Stone You When You’re Trying to Feed Your Sheep

“Waaargh!!!” the older settler roars and charges us with a rock in his palm. I am afraid, finding myself behind the camera at a settler attack once again. “We already called the cops, they’re attacking us, stop them!” I shout … Continue reading

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