Easter in the Holy Land

A cross made of Palms, from last week's Palm Sunday services. Christians from around the world flood the Old City of Jerusalem, but to Palestinian Christians their city is impossible to access without a hard to come by permit, issued by the Israeli authorities.

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About Madeleine

Currently working as a Human Rights Monitor in Israel and Palestine as part of the EAPPI- Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (www.eappi.org). EAPPI has its aims a just peace in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories, and an end to the illegal occupation of West Bank and Gaza. It works with Israeli and Palestinian human rights group, supports communities at risk of violence, monitors and reports human rights and international humanitarian law violations, and advocates for an end to the occupation, talking to politicians, religious leaders, the media, NGOs, and local communities around the world. If you'd like to use any of the photos from this blog, please do contact me.
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