conflict

Graphic Design: Nadine Chahine's T-Shirt Designs

Save the Tree by Nadine Chahine

Nadine Chahine is a Lebanese graphic designer who created a series of designs for T-shirts that she shared freely via her blog during the 2006 Lebanon-Israel conflict.Her thought-provoking designs were intended for use by activists and civil society who wanted to raise awareness about the impact of the conflict with Israel. Chahine says in her blog: 'As a political tool, they achieved nothing, but then neither did the UN.

Machsom Watch: Documenting Checkpoints & Military Courts in Palestine & Israel

Machsom Watch Site

On a cold February morning in 2001, five pioneering Israeli women - Ronnee Jaeger, Adi Kuntsman, Yehudit Keshet, Yael Lavi-Jenner and Stephanie Black - arrived at Checkpoint 300 between Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Inspired by similar actions in Guatemala, Ronnee Jaeger encouraged this group of women, who saw themselves as subversive and radical, to challenge the Israeli military on it's own ground. The five women who started Machsom Watch had a clear agenda - to monitor the behaviour of the military, monitor (and protect) Palestinian Human Rights and bear witness to what was happening.

Infographic: Israel-Lebanon Death Toll

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This is an info-graphic produced by an independent graphic designer showing the comparison in the scale of deaths of Israeli, Lebanese, UN and Canadian troops during the conflict between Hizballah's paramilitary foces and the Israel Defence Forces in July 2006. Since it's formation in the 1980s the militarized and political group, Hizballah, has been committed to resisting the Israeli occupation of Southern Lebanon.

Infographic: A Year in Iraq

A Year in Iraq

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Map: Land in Dispute

The Shrinking Map of Palestine

This series of images was published in the London Times article titled “Truth in Mapping”, 5 May 2006. It uses a series of maps to show the changes in the territorial boundaries between Israel and Palestine from 1917 to 2006.

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Animation: Lift the Siege on Gaza

Lift the Seige on Gaza

As part of a larger campaign to demand that Israel lift the siege on Gaza, The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem) launched a short animated clip, “Lift the Siege on Gaza”. The animation, created by Alon Simone, challenged the effectiveness of this siege on the grounds that Israel's attempt to cripple Hamas is actually serving to enrich them.

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