Yazan Meqbil grew up in the West Bank town of Beit Ommar. Growing up, Meqbil became familiar with the ill-treatment of Palestinian children. In 2015, he joined the American Friends Service Committee and Defense for Children International-Palestine in filming the documentary Detaining Dreams. He has been on several speaking tours and engagements in the US since then advocating for the cause and raising awareness about Israel’s arrest, persecution and mistreatment of an average of 700 Palestinian children every year.

3 ways to improve your Palestine activism

Introduction For many individuals, groups, and organisations, the Palestinian struggle has become an opportunity to claim fame, spread ideologies, and …