Author: Ylenia Gostoli

Palestinians demonstrating against the postponement of municipal elections

Democracy in Palestine

High hopes, low expectations

Palestinian poet and aid worker Jehan Bseiso (photo: private)

PalFest 2016: Interview with Palestinian poet Jehan Bseiso

Breaking the cultural siege on Palestine

Yehuda Shaul (left) during a Breaking the Silence tour in Hebron (photo: Oren Ziv)

Breaking the Silence

The ″turncoat″ sons of Israel

Syrian refugees at the north-eastern Jordanian border with Syria near Royashed Town, January 2016 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Jordan and the Syrian refugees

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Across a great divide

Still from "Awal Bawal" by Jowan Safadi and Tamer Nefar (source: YouTube)

Druze conscription

Youth reject ″sectarian″ recruitment to the Israeli army

Refugees board bus (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Refugees in Israel

Waiting for Holot

Young people celebrate the Holi-inspired Festival of Colour in Ramallah, 27 August 2015 (photo: Shadi Hatem)

Life in the West Bank

The changing face of Ramallah

Druze men residing in Israel watching smoke rise from the Syrian Druze village of Hader, 16 June 2015 (photo: JALAA MAREY/AFP/Getty Images)

Druze in the Golan Heights

Squeezed between occupation and civil war

Menaship founder Nawal Abu Sultan working at the Sky Geeks co-working space in Gaza City (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Young women and start-ups in Gaza

Getting down to business

Nabil Al Raee (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Interview with Nabil Al Raee of the Freedom Theatre

"We need more time to be more free"

A view of the ancient synagogue, which was later turned into a mosque, from the road leading to Khirbet Susiya (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

The Palestinian village of Susiya

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Archaeology of a dispossession

Bottles of Taybeh's "Nadim" wine, Arabic for "drinking buddy" (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

The Taybeh Vinfest, West Bank

Turning water into wine

Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrate as election results come in, Tel Aviv, 17 March 2015 (photo: Getty Images/L. Mizrahi)

General election in Israel

Disillusionment and hope

A family living in a makeshift tent among the rubble of its home in Khuza'a, southern Gaza, December 2014 (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Investigations into the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict

What prospects for accountability in Gaza?

Um Fadi Al-Najjar's house in the Gaza border town of Khuza'a (photo: Ylenia Gostoli)

Rebuilding Gaza

Left out in the cold