Majed Abusalama

Majed Abusalama

Majed Abusalama is a PhD candidate in Critical Human Geography and Regional Studies at Tampere University (Finland) and a contributing writer to Jadaliyya, Aljazeera English, MiddleEastEye and others. He grew up in Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza and is now based in Berlin. His research focuses particularly on complex vulnerabilities, and communal/individual ways of dealing and living with constant violence, death, and war. He serves as an international director of We Are Not Numbers organisation in Gaza. 

Human Rights

When will the world stop ignoring what is happening in Gaza?

If the world continues to treat our situation as 'normal', it may soon be too late to save my homeland and my people.

When will the world stop ignoring what is happening in Gaza?

Intifada

My first lockdown was during the first Intifada

Living under a lockdown in Europe has brought back memories of my childhood in Gaza during the Palestinian uprising.

My first lockdown was during the first Intifada

Gaza

Shot by Israel for planting trees

I know the cost of protesting against Israel and fear more Palestinians will die as a result of Trump's plan.

Shot by Israel for planting trees

Gaza

I fear for Gaza's children

Childhood in Gaza is a very real nightmare involving poisoned water, hunger, fear and endless air attacks.

I fear for Gaza's children