|Confronting Dispossession, Creating Facts in the Mind
|08 December 2009|
An editorial by Karen AbuZayd, outgoing Commissioner-General of UNRWA
|Shu'fat refugee camp|
|24 November 2009|
Shu'fat is the only West Bank camp that lies within the municipal boundaries of Jerusalem. As such, its refugees are entitled to Jerusalem identity cards, guaranteeing them residency rights in Jerusalem.
|Healthcare in the field|
|24 November 2009|
In each field of operation, refugees have diverse needs and health priorities, which UNRWA strives to meet appropriately.
|18 November 2009|
The West Bank covers 5,500 square kilometres with an estimated population of 2.4 million. A quarter of the refugees live in 19 recognised refugee camps, with most others in West Bank towns and villages.
|The Rubber-Tyre School|
|22 September 2009|
Khan Al Ahmar is no ordinary school. It is a school serving Bedouin children from various clans of the Jahalin tribe, all of them UNRWA-registered refugees who live on a dusty outcrop off the main road between Jerusalem and Jericho. This school is built entirely out of rubber tyres.
|Rhetoric and Reality – Human Rights and Palestine Refugees - Abu Ahmed|
|10 December 2008|
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights we introduce the first story in our series profiling the sad gap between the rhetoric of dignity and justice for all and the everyday lives of Palestine refugees.
|Letters from Gaza (14) ...Scene at a Checkpoint|
|19 October 2008|
Gaza is a place of extremes and contradictions. The warmth of family moments against the backdrop of a siege; the cruelty of violence and the tenderness of parenthood. The reason for my musings is the memory of a scene at Erez checkpoint.
|Letters from Gaza (13) ...Seeing the Dome of the Rock|
|13 August 2008|
Even though the Gaza-Jerusalem trip only takes about two hours, for me and for many other Palestinians in Gaza, it's like a window suddenly opened to let in fresh air. It's a sensation I may never again experience.