Nayrouz Qarmout / Gaza Strip / Palestine

Nayrouz Qarmout  is a Palestinian writer and activist. Born in Damascus in 1984, as a Palestinian refugee, she returned to the Gaza Strip, as part of the 1994 Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreement, where she now lives. She graduated from al-Azhar University in Gaza with a degree in Economics. She currently works in the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, raising awareness of gender issues and promoting the political and economic role of women in policy and law, as well as the defence of women from abuse, and highlighting the role of women’s issues in the media. Her political, social and literary articles have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines, and online. She has also written screenplays for several short films dealing with women’s rights. She is a social activist and a member of several youth initiatives, campaigning for social change in Palestine.

The Struggles of a Palestinian Hope

Translated by: Karim Anani

Palestinian society has seen its fair share of trouble since the announcement of the 2021 general elections, in which the Palestinian Legislative Council, presidency, and Palestinian National Council are up for grabs. This does not alleviate the dissonance pervading the thinking of individuals across geographical and political divides, nor the hierarchical schism in the Palestinian National Authority, which followed Biden’s win and Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem and his plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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تخبطات أمل فلسطيني ..

بقلم / نيروز قرموط

يعيش المجتمع الفلسطيني تخبطات عدة في ظل الإعلان عن انتخابات فلسطينية للمجلس التشريعي وكرسي الرئاسة والمجلس الوطني. بما لا ينفي حالة الفوضى التي تعم تفكير الأفراد في ظل الانقسام السياسي والجغرافي، والشرخ العمودي والذي يقسم هرم السلطة الوطنية الفلسطينية. ما بعد فوز بايدن، وإعلان ترامب حول القدس وخطته لحل الصراع الفلسطيني الإسرائيلي.

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