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Holot photo diary, day 21-26: Easing the pain

Day 21 – Day 26 (February 22 – February 27, 2014) 

Notes: My friend was sick and got these painkillers. Right after he took them he got even sicker, in his stomach too. We were all awake at night because he wasn’t feeling well. Nobody in Holot cares about you when you don’t feel well, there is no medical center, only a small room. You either need to take public transportation to Beer Sheva, or you need to walk. If it is really bad they take you. I think they are trying to kill us. It made me very sad. It is only because of the color of our skin.

I was sick and got this from the Dr, Holot, February 24, 2014.

My friend was sick and got this from the small room that they call a clinic, Holot, February 24, 2014. (Ahmad)

I was sick and got this from the Dr, Holot, February 24, 2014.

My friend was sick and got this from the small room they call a clinic, Holot, February 24, 2014. (Ahmad)

Notes: We get two cups of cheese and some jam for 10 people for breakfast. Sometimes we get dairy products, twice a week we get bread. Meat in lunch comes once a week on Thursday, and on Saturdays there is the worst food, as all the Israelis are on Shabbat. I get the feeling that they are trying to make us weaker and feel bad.

Our breakfast in Holot, February 23, 2014. (Ahmad)

Our breakfast in Holot, February 23, 2014. (Ahmad)

Our breakfast in Holot, February 23, 2014. (Ahmad)

Our breakfast in Holot, February 23, 2014. (Ahmad)

Notes: We are really bored here. We ask for the ability to study and they say no. Once the guard said we might be able to study English, but Hebrew for sure not. Every time we ask for something they say, “no, go back to your country.”

We keep food in the lockers, Holot, February 22, 2014. (Ahmad)

We keep food in the rooms because we get hungry, Holot, February 22, 2014. (Ahmad)

We keep food in the lockers, Holot, February 22, 2014. (Ahmad)

We keep food in the rooms because we get hungry, Holot, February 22, 2014. (Ahmad)

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    1. The Trespasser

      >It is only because of the color of our skin.

      No. It is all because you are a worthless bunch who would rather run away from his own land than would lift a finger to actually change the situation there.

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      • Jan

        And Jews came to Palestine/Israel because?
        Why didn’t the Jews stay in their countries and try to change the situation?

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    2. Samuel Kent

      Israel has become as racist as Germany in the 1930’s

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