Childhood Under Occupation

United Nations Universal Children’s Day has been celebrated on 20th November each year, since 1954. So, 20th November seems as good a day as any to raise awareness of how Palestinian children, under Israeli Occupation, are being denied their basic rights and, effectively, having their childhoods stolen from them by the Occupation and the policies surrounding it. Sarah Baron writes.

Childhood Under Occupation

From Beirut to Jerusalem

Orthopaedic surgeon and Gaza Freedom Flotilla participant — the inspirational Dr Swee Ang joined us at Amos Day back in September. Swee was the first female orthopaedic consultant appointed to the St Bartholomew and the Royal London Hospitals and is a co-founder of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). Gill Hewitt spoke to her.

From Beirut to Jerusalem

Key of Return

Chris Rose visited Al Ahli Hospital and NECC in Gaza City in October.
 Here he writes about how these two Amos partners continue to do such important work under such difficult circumstances.

Key of Return

Introducing Lucy Talgieh

“As women, we have to work vertically at a national level to make the change but also horizontally with other women to empower one another and this is the work that Wi’am is committed to and which we undertake with other women in Bethlehem and across the West Bank.” Meet Lucy Talgieh from Wi’am Conflict Resolution Centre in Bethlehem.

Introducing Lucy Talgieh

Not a daily commute

"The road climbs and the heat builds. Nothing in my daily commute in flat old Cambridge has prepared me for thousand foot climbs and 41 degrees." Amos friend and cyclist Martin Clark writes about the first protest ride in Palestine.

Not a daily commute

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