"'For 50 years I've been watering these olive trees. And now they want to uproot them? Well, then they have to uproot me too'"
A Palestinian woman in Budrus: It Takes a Village to Unite the Most Divided People on Earth (2010)
"Religion is ease; those who try to make religion hard are always defeated by it."
Prophet Muhammad ﷺ
[Source: Bukhari] (via hadeiadel)
An old Kurdish man carries an old woman over the mountains between Iraq and Turkey escaping from Sadam Hussein and the Gulf War.
I almost cried when I saw this part. This is what you do. You don’t continue on your way because it doesn’t involve you.
Look at the way she shields the stranger WITH HER OWN BODY.
This is what needs to happen when you see someone being bullied or harassed.
The number of people who just ignored what happened really saddens me :(
An inmate serving a life sentence for molesting and murdering a 10-year-old girl named Katie was forcibly tattooed across the forehead by a fellow prisoner with the words “KATIE’S REVENGE”
Palestinian refugees protest today in AlYarmook camp in Damascus, Syria.
It’s just a very strong picture!
“No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Nobody is going to teach you your true history, teach you your true heroes, if they know that that knowledge will help set you free.”
— Assata Shakur