While staying in the tent in the Al Kurd’s family courtyard, there were many visitors from a variety of countries. All came to hear the story of the occupation of the house and some came to support the family, spending time in the tent. Visitors came from
Neighbors and Internationals were daily visitors to the Al Kurd home
Some people who came as peaceful supporters of the Al Kurd family, had been involved in the olive harvest had stories to tell us of Israeli settler and soldier violence. A woman who had been in
There were visitors from different French groups who had been involved in the olive harvest. At a place where there had been particularly harsh treatment by the Israeli settlers, Israeli soldier arrested three international women of color (two women of Arabic family origin and one black woman from
This pleasant scene was unusual in a particularly violent season in the olive groves near illegal Israeli settlements.
A group of internationals, some of whom visited the Al Kurd family after being harassed and arrested when helping to pick olives with Palestinians near settlement.
Although the time in the Al Kurd courtyard was a bit secluded, we were able to listen and learn from others about their experiences in