The Arab Educational Institute
The Palestinian organisation AEI operates in the Bethlehem, Ramallah and Hebron areas, providing community education in a broad variety of subjects, including computer programs, business administration and languages, with a particular focus on Palestinian youth. They also demonstrate non-violent alternatives in the Palestinian struggle and develop networks across social and religious borders to fight the growing sense of suffocation and closure. Media attention focusing more and more on the AEI affords the opportunity to present these possibilities to the rest of the world. They have kindly contributed the following articles translated to English, you can read more at their website http://www.aeicenter.org
Toine van Teeffelen, 17th of November, 2005
The Sound of Music
The Crow Cries
Feast of the Tree
Statement on the political future after the Palestinian elections.
Election Day Letter from Bethlehem
THE WRITING ON THE WALL
A series of interviews with Palestinians who live close to the Wall. Three questions are asked: How is your daily life influenced by the Wall and the checkpoints? What does freedom mean to you? What are your sources of energy? The interviews are made by Toine van Teeffelen for the www.verbindingverbroken.nl [connection lost] website of United Civilians for Peace, an umbrella of Dutch development organizations and peace movements. All have been translated to English.
The Writing on the Wall (1)
The Writing on the Wall (2)
The Writing on the Wall (3)
The Writing on the Wall (4)
The Writing on the Wall (5): Jerusalem was once a cosmopolitan city
The Writing on the Wall (6): "We are imprisoned, buried alive in a tomb"
Letter from a Palestinian Schoolboy
Saleem writes to Mr. and Mrs. Bush
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