In this episode of Occupied Thoughts, FMEP’s Sarah Anne Minkin speaks with Sameeha Hureini, an activist and university student from A-Twani village in Masafer Yatta in the South Hebron Hills. Sameeha is one of the founders of Youth of Sumud and, together with her brother Sami, was recognized with the 2021 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk.
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Recorded June 20, 2022
For more on Masafer Yatta, see:
- FMEP’s resources on Masafer Yatta (individual program pages contain many relevant resources)
- Youth of Sumud on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
- +972 Magazine’s focus on Masafer Yatta
- Ali Awad’s article about growing up in Tuba and attending school in Twani (Haaretz): “Opinion | For 17 Years, Stone-throwing Settlers Have Terrorized Palestinian Children. I Was One of Them”