Author Archives: Waleed al-Meadana

About Waleed al-Meadana

Waleed al-Meadana is a 21-year-old Palestinian. His grandparents were expelled from Jaffa. He is a lecturer at the University College of Applied Sciences (UCASGaza).

Almost Dead: An eyewitness report from Gaza

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Waleed al-Meadana sends a report from a day of violence in Gaza – “That is similar to the first day of the 2008 – 2009 Israeli war against the Gaza Strip. Everything is the same except for the black sky. It is more black this time.”

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Once upon a time, my mother was alive

Waleed al-Meadana writes about the death of his mother.

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Hadeel to triumph


Waleed al-Meadana writes about Hadeel Haddad, a two-year old girl killed in an Israeli attack on Gaza today.

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‏A letter from under attack

On Friday, Israel attacked the Gaza Strip, killing at least eleven people. Waleed al-Meadana wrote us saying, “I have no time to choose my words. I am just being spontaneous, for every second counts. One hour later, I may have no chance to write you, lest being dead — I have the same things in mind now all Gazans have.”

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Thanks, my enemy. I love Palestine

Raw unfiltered voice from Palestine: you call me a terrorist, but you have taught me to love my country

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3 Years Later: Palestinians Still Exist

Cast Lead Anniversary

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Two Palestinians dead in Gaza, a story of mourning and peace

A Palestinian in Gaza describes living through a recent Israeli military strike against his next door neighbor.

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