Category Archives: Nablus

An ordinary day in Nablus

The article below was written for Dundee-Nablus Twinning Association and first published in their Newsletter.  The writer is a first year student at Al-Najah university in Nablus and in it she describes how daily life for students is very different … Continue reading

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Defending Dundee from accusations of anti-Semitism‏

The last issue of the Academic journal Northern Scotland included an article by Nathan Abrams on the history of the Jewish community in Dundee. The picture presented was of a city poisoned by anti-Semitism as a consequence of the twinning … Continue reading

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The Olive Harvest in Palestine

Wedad Rami is a young student at An-Najah university in Nablus who, in addition to her studies, is a volunteer at the Hayat Centre for Civil Society Development-Palestine.  This is an article she wrote for the Dundee-Nablus Twinning Association.  In … Continue reading

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Dundee-Nablus Twinning Association Events – 27th Nov to 1st Dec

Exhibition – The Art of Occupation – Scottish Artists, Palestinian Visions Tue 27th Nov – Sat 1st Dec Central Library, Wellgate, Dundee Open during Library opening hours (usually 9am – 6pm) Everyone welcome, free entry. Scottish artists present work on … Continue reading

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Nablus – It’s the Occupation, the Occupation, the Occupation

Following his recent trip to Nablus, as part of a delegation from the Dundee-Nablus Twinning Association, Alister Rutherford has written a report for his blog, which we have reproduced below. I am not long back from a visit to Nablus … Continue reading

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When Settlers Attack

Some attacks on Palestinians by fundamentalist Israeli settlers have made news even in Britain.  But the extent and viciousness of these attacks is often underplayed.  A recent report “When Settlers Attack” gives a disturbing picture and debunks some myths.  Given … Continue reading

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FONSA – Friends of Nablus and Surrounding areas

FONSA is a local charity established to complement Dundee’s twinning with Nablus.  FONSA – Friends of Nablus and Surrounding areas – supports projects in and around Nablus by working in partnership with local people.  Planting olive trees in vulnerable villages … Continue reading

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FBU takes fire equipment to Nablus

For the last 25 years, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has been a consistent supporter and advocate of the Palestinian people’s fight for self determination. In 2011, the FBU undertook a campaign to provide equipment, kit and 2 fire engines … Continue reading

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Two grand days out- Andree in Nablus

Report from Andree in Nablus. Yestersay we went to Sabastia, a village 15min outside Nablus , yes, and it only took us 15 minutes to get there because the Beit Iba check point on the way there has been recently … Continue reading

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10,000 Trees for Nablus

Plant their future! Nablus and its surrounding villages are suffering from the Israeli military occupation. One way to support the people there is to help them use their land productively by planting trees. Trees, especially, the olive tree, are the … Continue reading

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