In May of 2017, I traveled to a small village in Area C of the West Bank, Palestine. Nabi Saleh, about 20 kilometers northwest of Ramallah, is noted for their weekly marches to protest the occupation established in 2009 when the neighboring Israeli settlement began expanding into private Palestinian land. Area C constitutes about 61 percent of the West Bank territory where infrastructure is controlled by the Israeli government, impacting Palestinian’s access to school, work, and medical services.
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Many thanks to the Tamimi Family for opening up their home and letting me share their story.