Daily Archives: March 31, 2009

The Bubble – an Israeli movie

By Emad Sinan

Write it down!
I am an Arab.
Card number, fifty thousand.
I have eight children
and the ninth is due after summer.

So, are you angry?
Write it down!
I’m an Arab.
I work with comrades in the
quarry.
I have eight children.
I break their bread
and clothes and notebooks
from the rocks.
From Identity Card by Mahmoud Darwish

No matter how hard I think to find a way to talk about this topic, it seems just impossible to find a proper starting point, or even a proper language to use.

For the past 2 months or so, all SBS resources have been invested in one direction – and one direction only, that is to improve the image of the racist apartheid regime of the Zionist state, who (in case you haven’t heard) has just finished their latest military act in the world’s biggest open prison (called Gaza), leaving some 1300 people killed, 5000 injured, over half of them were women and children and the vast majority of the rest were civilians! An act, that every historian on this earth declared it as a first in human kind history! This was of no surprise to me, as this regime holds many of “first time in history” records. Continue reading