Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian child in the occupied West Bank. Defence for Children International — Palestine, which monitors the Israeli military’s abuse of Palestine children, is one of the six groups Israel is trying to silence by labelling them terrorist organizations. (Photo: Wisam Hashlamoun/Anadolu Agency)

Palestinians protest the forced displacement of families from Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem, March 2021. Groups like Elad are trying to evict Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem and elsewhere so Jewish settlers can take them over. (Photo: Mostafa Alkharouf/ Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

The author’s cousin Besan with her husband and daughter.

Palestinian citizens of Israel protest the passage of the Jewish nation-state law. Tel Aviv, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)

A bomb explodes after an Israeli airstrike on May 16. Photo credit: Bashar Taleb

A Palestinian father and his children in front of the ruins of their home in Silwan, occupied East Jerusalem, which was destroyed by Israel. November 2019. (Photo: Faiz Abu Rmeleh/

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