Mean As Custard (calico_pye) wrote,
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The Flowers of War: The Constant Gradener

I think this is beautiful and so very poignant - thank you pigshitpoet


Originally posted by pigshitpoet at The Flowers of War: The Constant Gradener
A Palestinian woman collects fired tear gas canisters & grows flowers in them.


palestine bomb garden

Her curious garden, photographed today, is in the village of Bilin, near the West Bank city of Ramallah,
the de facto capital of the State of Palestine.

palestine bomb plant

Much of the territory is disputed. Israel continues to expand settlements in the West Bank which the
international community have long ago ruled to be illegal.

palestine bomb water

Clear Cut Depopulation Leads to Innovative Gardening... They are planted in the used tear gas canisters fired by Israeli soldiers during
demonstrations against the occupation. Israel says barrier is needed to protect civilians, but critics say it masks an attempt to illegally
annex Palestinian land.

palestine barrier

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