Pesach in the Holy Land

Jewish men praying in the male section of the Wailing Wall. This festival led to the closure of East Jerusalem to Palestinians from the West Bank, as soldiers and police were enjoying the holidays, and therefore did not staff the checkpoints as usual.

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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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