AS SAWAHIRA ASH SHARQIYA | JERUSALEM
Sami’s neighbourhood of East Jerusalem was cut in two by Israel’s construction of the Barrier in the early 2000s.
His home remained on the eastern side while his daughter’s is located on the western side.
Recorded in 2014, this video was part of OCHA's interactive map project, which marked the tenth anniversary to the West Bank Barrier by illustrating its impact on Palestinian communities in and around East Jerusalem.
❝Today,❞ he told us, ❝we find ourselves surrounded by a wall, which can best be described as a continuously bleeding wound.❞