14 august 2020

What's behind Israeli allowing West Bank residents to flock to beaches? Related news


RAMALLAH   It took Palestinian Al-Qassam Budeir, a West Bank resident, some 30 long years to cover a distance of 60 kilometers (37 miles) to see the sea for the first time in his life. Excited to see vast waters of Mediterranean, the 30-year old man from Tulkarem took to social media to post pictures of Um-Khaled sand beach. For his ancestors, the beach was next door, just an hour away from their residence, before Israel put up restrictions and closed pathways to sea for the residences of West [...]