Do Unto Others focuses on the Middle East, (nonviolent) social movements, and how I make sense of my place in the world. I'm currently based in Cairo, Egypt doing peacebuilding and community development.

Friday, April 02, 2010

Some 'Good Friday' Perspective

Regarding Israel's limitations on Palestinian Christians being permitted to travel to Jerusalem and on the heavy Israeli police presence in the Old City:
"Christians around the world can celebrate Easter, but for Palestinian Christians, the Israeli occupation has turned every day into Good Friday, and we're still waiting for our resurrection as a free people," said Father Firas Aridah of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

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