The Bride By Yazan Orabi, Syria

She was 13 when the war began in her country. She still remembers the days of playing and happiness: the sun shining, children running around the trees, and the sound of the birds. In the first days of the war, nothing happened. However, day by day, the situation became more complicated. "It's hard to stay … Continue reading The Bride By Yazan Orabi, Syria

Hotter than Hell by Kessem Adiv, Israel

Mid-August 2016. 5AM. I am lying in my bed in my small room in my students' apartment in Be'er Sheva, a big, quite city in southern Israel, in the middle of the desert. The air conditioner in the room is broken. Hot is an understatement!! 5AM and I have not yet closed my eyes, it is … Continue reading Hotter than Hell by Kessem Adiv, Israel

Make your voice heard: VOTE by Tal Gur-Arye, Israel

Having watched the result of the Brexit in 2016 I was shocked not only of the fact that people had gone to vote in what I found as a vote of hate, I was also shocked by how slim the margin was and by how easy it would have been for the ‘remain’ camp to … Continue reading Make your voice heard: VOTE by Tal Gur-Arye, Israel

Nawroz Celebration By Akar, Kurdistan-Iraq – Photo Essay –

I still remember when we were refugees in Iran, there was a cultural event they called it Nawroz or the Nawroz celebration. On the evening of March 21st, people gathered, coming from miles away from the camps, collected wood and started a huge fire. My father wore a brown cloth and took me and my … Continue reading Nawroz Celebration By Akar, Kurdistan-Iraq – Photo Essay –

Refugee camps By Abdalsalaam, Gaza – Photo Essay –

Here is one of our refugee camps - the Al-shati camp in Gaza, the place where I was born and lived for 20 years, from 1994 until 2014! Your feet will take you into the narrow alleys and branching streets, to houses stuck to one another, gluing us together as if we’re one. Simple houses … Continue reading Refugee camps By Abdalsalaam, Gaza – Photo Essay –