On Monday, Palestinians were finally admitted to the cultural body of the United Nations, UNESCO, as a full member. The move, which ignited the ire of the United States and Israel, allows the Palestinian government to apply for historic monuments and locations to be classified as World Heritage Sites.
Cancelled Palestinian Kids’ Art Show Finds New Venue in Oakland
The Palestinian children’s art show that was slated to be exhibited at the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland, California before it was canceled under pressure from right-wing Jewish groups has found a new home nearby. [Mercury News]
Artist Creates Fake Palestinian Passport Stamp
Khaled Jarrar is stamping the passports of tourists arriving at the West Bank with a voluntary entry stamp for Palestine. This isn’t official practice or policy, though. The Palestinian artist is mounting his own form of political protest through a conceptual work of art, seen in a video by NTD TV.