lives defined by limits
The Israeli occupation began 50 years ago. Four out of every five Palestinians alive today have known no other existence but the system of checkpoints, concrete walls and permits imposed upon them. With the status quo unlikely to change soon, everyday people absorb their reality. What does it feel like to be “occupied” in 2017?
Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza began five decades ago, when Israel defeated three Arab armies. Today, millions of Palestinians still face concrete walls, checkpoints and other Israeli controls. What does it feel like to be “occupied” in 2017? The lives of three people – a construction worker, a cancer patient and a tycoon – offer some answers.