Sunday, June 28, 2009

Dreams of Flight in Gaza

Dreams of Flight in Gaza
articles by delagation member Emily Ratner
photo's by emily faye.
Young Palestinians in Gaza find their voice through hip-hop.
the DARG team and friends at Hip Hop Kom.
Afaq Jadeeda
New Horizons Children's Center.

photos by lily k.

Al Anqaa Center for Social Development
Jabalia, Gaza.

the children had a dabka performance to share with us.

as well as a singing performance.

photo's by abdul aziz, jewel bush and emily faye.
Jabalia Community Rehabilitation Center.

a thirteen year old boy.

photo's by abdul aziz.

North Gaza.

the american international school in gaza.
built with out taxdollars. destroyed with our tazdollars.

East Gaza.

photo's by abdul aziz.
Visit to Al-Wafa Hospital.
On January 5th, 2009 the Al-Wafa Hospital in the eastern part of Gaza was shelled. Hosptial administration and staff had not evacuated on account of a number of injured patients being treated there who had been injured in the siege so severely that they could not be safely transferred.

the front facade of the hospital.

brand new medical training facilities now sit unused in the bombed-out building.

photo's by abdul aziz.

Entering into Gaza.
May 30th, 2009

We are greeted with an exceedingly warm welcome at the Palestinian-Rafah border by AhmedAziz, the Minister of Education and Head of International Relations for the local government.
young men dancing at the UN compound in Khan Younis.

John Ging, head of UNRWA in Gaza.

UNRWA workers greeting delegates.

our convoy in Khan Younis.
photos by abdul aziz.