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Sarah Gillespie: Ya Bai Miriam – For Ismail, Zakaria, Ahmed and Mohamed – Killed on Gaza Beach on July 18th, 2014

Meanwhile, in light of what happened yesterday on a beach in Gaza, I wanted to share this traditional song with you, 'Ya Bai Miriam – Oh Myriam's Father'. I fell in love with this tune years ago when I heard it and especially with the impassioned sweet voice of the singer. According to my Palestinain friend this song used to be sung for weddings but over the years, has become a song for th ...

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Heathcote William: An Old Man and a Young Man in Gaza – A Poem

By Heathcote William An old man holds a placard that reads, “You take my water, burn my olive trees, Destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, Imprison my father, kill my mother, Bombard my country, starve us all, Humiliate us all, but I am to blame: I shot a rocket back.” Here are some ungodly chants From the Zionist Book of Psalms Which are used to justify Laying waste to a whole country A ...

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