The Issue of Palestine Seen Through the Eyes of a Gazawi

© Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives © Shareef Sarhan/UNRWA Archives

For the next season at the Global Oyster I will be dedicating myself to forgotten tragedies around the world. I will report on wars that are less covered by mainstream media, providing analysis on hidden violations of humanitarian law and attempting to voice different points of view by involving affected citizens, mainly young students, to speak up.

With these high objectives in mind, I thought there was no better way than to start with the issue of Palestine.

The question of Palestine is not a hidden one, everyone knows something about it, yet many times ideology and demagogy tend to cover facts and lead the discussion elsewhere. Over the past months, I have been accused of being a Nazi for openly supporting Palestinian positions.

This highlights one thing: the Western perspective on the question of Palestine is totally distorted. If, on one hand, it is true…

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