Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Christmas tweet from the International Space Station about Bethlehem that sparked a twitter controversy

To see blog with images click here. What were the controversial tweets from the International Space Station about Palestine at Christmas? A “twitter war” has erupted on the International Space Station (ISS) regarding the status of Palestine.  This war was observed by … Continue reading

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Santa Gets Tear-Gassed in Palestine: How Israel Suppresses Christmas for Palestinians (Alternet)

  To view the remainder of the article click here. See also: Kate, We want Christmas without occupation': Israel attacks Bethlehem protesters dressed as Santa with tear gas, Mondoweiss, 24 December 2014 Palestinians dressed as Santa Claus protest in Bethlehem – … Continue reading

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Bethlehem syndrome: understanding the little town of ‘Brand Holy Land’

Friends of Bethlehem on Facebook 9 December 2014 http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/dec/09/bethlehem-syndrome-little-town-brand-holy-land-palestine Leila Sansour grew up at the end of Bethlehem’s ‘golden age’, and drew strength from tales of its former glories. But it has taken a 10-year film project for her to … Continue reading

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