Author Archives: Ramsey El-Qare

About Ramsey El-Qare

Ramsey El-Qare, co-founder of the Bay News Movement, is a San Francisco-born Palestinian photojournalist. He studied political science at San Francisco State University, and San Francisco City College where he documented social movements through his work at the Guardsman. His photographs have also been featured in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, the San Francisco Chronicle, Arab American newspapers, and various news websites. Though initially trained with black and white film in the mid-1990s, Ramsey currently shoots with a high-resolution digital SLR camera.

In photos: San Francisco commemorates Nakba

Ramsey El-Qare photographs Palestinian activists and their political allies at a silent vigil in San Francisco’s Union Square, May 15, commemorating the “Nakba,” or catastrophe, an expulsion of over 700,000 Palestinians from their homeland between 1947 and 1949.

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