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Palestine/Israel - "Mother Courage" (June 2008) (+artistic recap)

"Every morning and afternoon, shifts of Israeli women go out to some 30 checkpoints within the West Bank and on the seam-line between Israel and Palestine, to monitor and document IDF and Border Police conduct, whilst attempting to protect basic Palestinian human rights. Known as Machsom Watch, they are a dedicated group of Jewish mothers focused on monitoring and recording how the Israeli soldiers treat Palestinians and reporting the results of their observations to the widest possible audience, from decision-makers to the general public.

"Our strength is in our weakness. We come unguarded and offer trust and belief in people. We offer some kind of innocence and just want to bring it back to this tormented place" says one member of the activist group." journeymanpictures



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Added: Jun-16-2008 
By: lasrever
Tags: mother courage, machsom watch, human rights, activist, activism
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