|Letters from Gaza|
|Read the personal stories of Najwa Sheikh Ahmed, a Palestine refugee who lives in Nuseirat camp, Gaza, with her husband and three children.
|Letters from Gaza (26) ...To the soul of my father|
|13 December 2009|
At the age of 80 my father passed away, after a long journey of suffering, and working hard to ensure for us, his children, a decent life, a life that is better than his own.
|From the Wadi to Nowhere|
|25 January 2010|
Shocking. That’s all that can be said of the sight of al Mughraqa, Gaza, an area severely affected by the flooding that devastated areas of the Strip on Monday.
|Letters from Gaza (18) ...From a Meaningless Life to a Meaningless Death|
|06 January 2009|
The sky is still blue as I remember. I haven’t seen it since three days. I almost forgot how beautiful it looks on a sunny day in winter. I wish I could walk on the beach and enjoy some peace.
Three days ago, I moved to the house of my husband‘s family with him and our children. We left
|Letters from Gaza (25) ...Dear Diary|
|21 October 2009|
It is strange how sometimes people can open up to each other. She looked very young to me, but she was subsumed with silence and sadness. I sat next to her, each of us waiting our turn at the clinic. We began to talk.
|Letters from Gaza (24) ...Dream a Little Dream|
|16 July 2009|
It is so important for humans to have dreams. It is a blessing, particularly here. In my dreams, I forget how life in Gaza is difficult and harsh. In my dream world, Gaza is free.
|Letters from Gaza (23) ...Nakba Ever After|
|16 May 2009|
Yesterday was the 61st anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba. With each memory, we realise that we are sentenced to live the Nakba over and over again - each year with greater disappointment.
|Letters from Gaza (22) ...When We Stop Dreaming
|04 March 2009|
The life of the Palestinian refugees over the last 60 years has been uniquely rich. Rich with suffering endured, rich with the capability to cope. Rich with a willingness to survive.
|Letters from Gaza (21) …Back to Work|
|29 January 2009|
The road was dreary. It was the second day after the ceasefire was announced, and people started to leave their houses. I was in a taxi going to my work in Gaza, and the whole way there I was trying to prepare myself for what I was going to see.
|Letters from Gaza (20) …Children No More|
|26 January 2009|
Finally the war has ended and the children of Gaza can go back to school. But after this war, the children have lost their childhood.
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