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Tarek Bakri

A Palestinian born researcher based in Jerusalem who was moved by the nostalgia and emotion still held by many displaced Palestinians for their former homes and villages. After graduating from Al-Ahliyya University in Jordan as a Computer Engineer, he developed the idea of documenting these personal stories and the displaced Palestinian villages through a personal initiative of visual documentation and thus his 8-year ongoing project of “We Were and Still Are... Here” was launched.

Other Stories

Grandma's Palm Tree

What is that secret of the Bond between Palestinians and their Grandmothers? The grandmother expelled from her coastal hometown north of Akka in 1948 to become a refugee in a camp in northern Syria. Second and third generations brought up on a diet of stories told by their Teitas (grandmothers),... Read More

Khalil Al-Sakakini

The house of the Palestinian writer, scholar, poet and Arab nationalist Khalil Al-Sakakini who is a leading intellectual of literature, and the father of the ideological and literal novelty in Palestine and the Arab world. His daughter Hala recalls in her book "Jerusalem & I" that her father... Read More

The Baramkis' Residence

The Residence of the Baramki family which is located in Al-Turjuman neighborhood, directly on the city line that separated west and east Jerusalem before the Israeli occupation in 1967, that ‘‘Armistice Line’’ which known nowadays as Street Nr.1.

Lammeh Event

Al Hussein Cultural Center -Amman
23-11-2019

Missing 48 Film - Jordan

Jordan
300
28-03-2019

Italy- We Were and Still Are..Here

University of Turin University of Padova University of Venice University of Bologna 
Italy
21-03-2019

Lammeh Event

Al Hussein Cultural Center -Amman
23-11-2019

Missing 48 Film - Jordan

Jordan
300
28-03-2019

Italy- We Were and Still Are..Here

University of Turin University of Padova University of Venice University of Bologna 
Italy
21-03-2019