I am not here to convert you. I am here to come out and say that anyone who doesn’t support equality for Palestinians is ridiculous and I will make fun of you. (Maysoon Zayid, 2014)
The Palestinian Journey: 1948- 2014:
Ruins of Lod after Israeli Offensive, 1948 (UN Photo).
Palestinian Refugees in refugee Camps- A family at the Damascus Reception Centre 01 January 1948 (UN Photo).
Israeli war on Palestine in 1948 left destruction and is considered the start of the Palestinian catastrophe 01 January 1948 (UN photo).
A map of Palestine showing the drastic changes and confiscation of land which began with the Israeli occupation of Palestine in 1948 and continued throughout 1967 until 2004. (creative commons)
There are approximately 100,000 refugees in Syria, 17,000 of whom are former UNRWA refugees. In Jordan there are approximately 200,000 refugees, half of whom are former UNRWA refugees. Some of the many thousands of refugees who made the difficult crossing into Jordan from the Israeli-occupied west bank of the Jordan River, across the King Hussein Bridge (formerly Allenby Bridge) which was blown up by the Jordanian Army during the fighting between Israel and Jordan (UN Photo).
Middle East Populations uprooted by Israeli-Arab Conflict 1967 (UN Photo).
Israeli separation barrier at Abu Dis, June 2004. This picture shows a portion of the barrier being built by Israel in the West Bank. This part is in Abu Dis, close to the eastern part of Jerusalem. The photo was taken on the Jerusalem side of the wall, facing south. The local residents on both sides of the barrier at this point are predominantly Arabs. (Photo by Matanya)
The map of Palestine showing the barrier as of July 2011. A total of 272km were completed while another 58km are still under construction. However, 212km are being planned.
Israeli guards roaming the yards of the Dome of the Rock, a holy place and a dispute zone between Muslims and Jews.
The rubble of buildings destroyed by the Israeli soldiers as a collective punishment (UN Photo).
Maysoon Zayid not only hosts comedy shows, but also runs a foundation for kids suffering from Cerebral Palsy to guarantee they receive quality education that is missing in mainstream schools (Taken from Maysoon.com)