Alice Austin is a music and cultural journalist from London. She covers the intersection of politics and music with a focus on Israel-Palestine, and regularly writes for Mixmag, Beatportal, Resident Advisor, Red Bulletin, and more.
The October 7 war has led to increased violations of Palestinian children’s rights in Jerusalem and across the oPT, and defending them has become more challenging.
A Palestinian human rights activist in Jerusalem describes the dangerous spike in Israeli violations of Palestinian rights there since Israel declared war on Gaza on October 7.
Khazaaen was set up with the goal of preserving the stories of Jerusalemites, but it quickly became a bigger and more far-reaching project.
Since 1991, the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has tackled discrimination and violence against women within Palestinian society in East Jerusalem and beyond.
The society brings together Jerusalemites of Chadian, Senegalese, Nigerian, and Sudanese descent to build communities and provide opportunities.
Bassem’s Gallery & Café is filled with Palestinian artifacts curated by Issam Bayan and his uncle, Bassem Hallak, both of the Palestinian African community.