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Interpal supporters climb Snowdon for Palestine

Approximately 90 supporters took part in Interpal’s annual Snowdon Challenge on the weekend to raise urgent funds for Palestinians in need. The challenge brought together beginners, children and avid climbers- including Interpal’s Chairman Ibrahim Hewitt- to climb the highest mountain in Wales for Interpal’s water projects. Thanks to incredible efforts…

Interpal Glasgow volunteers help to raise £22,000 for Gaza

Interpal’s Glasgow branch recently held a conference at Hampden Park alongside Scottish Annual Conference to raise vital funds and awareness for people with disabilities in the besieged Gaza Strip. According to the UN, more than 7000 Palestinians have been shot and injured by the Israeli military in the last year,…

A journey through gendered spaces: El-Buss refugee camp

Yasmin Khan, project officer at Interpal, describes her experiences meeting Palestinian women during her travels across Lebanon and Palestine.  El-Buss is a relatively small camp, with over 11,000 registered refugees according to UNRWA. In reality, camp residents estimate there may be over 15,000 people living in the camp, including some…

From Lebanon to Palestine: A Journey Through Gendered Spaces

Yasmin Khan, project officer at Interpal, describes her experiences meeting Palestinian women during her travels across Lebanon and Palestine.   My first experience in a refugee camp was during a very hot summer in Lebanon. When you plan to travel, it is important to understand the history and culture of the…

Treasures in a place of siege: Dalaal’s Story

For our series Treasures in a Place of Siege, we’ve asked women in Gaza to speak about objects in their lives that hold great importance to them. We learned that the things they cherish stand for more than what they first appear; they evoke memories of loss as well as…