Pedagogy of occupation

I found myself forced to do this horrible mission of going to the ministry of interior in Jerusalem. Of course, it is in East Jerusalem. When it comes to services east and west part as well as terminology becomes vital. The unification term becomes a pure fragmentation, segregation, And humiliation. I was cursing my daughter for making me go through this from the early morning hours. I was faced with a long line that reached the beginning of the gate of this ghetto. Taking into consideration, we are celebrating women’s day; I could not miss out the do many messages that were around. Veiled women. Crowds of women.More veils in all ages and styles. Stirring women. Pushing women. Screaming women. Disabled women. All women are trying to force Inside to speed the entrance to a ghetto like compound controlled by two screaming in Hebrew soldiers to the nonspeaking in Hebrew women.

Oppression can be a systematic tool of dehumanizing. These soldiers are standing there enjoying every developed trait of sadism and applying it on the crowd. Somebody trained him this is a herd. At some point the herd, the group unify with the feeling and become part of this system. Behaving like animals that gradually explode their suppressed wildness into tamed herd of obedient sheep.

At the moment there is a unified feeling of rage that internalizes against all. The oppressor and the oppressed. The mean soldier keeps awakening my sensations of organizing my rage with each scream he makes. “Stand in two rows so that I can see the gate.”

Rage, anger, anxiety, disgust … From all .. Women and soldiers … I want to leave this place of a making hell… I could kill my daughter for making me go through this … Who needs to travel…

Published by nadiaharhash

Exploring my own Shoes ... somehow my walk , my way ... Being a woman is one thing . One important thing of originally two things. However, living in a global patriarchal dominance makes one thing dominant of another . A lifetime struggle of women resilience for being the one thing they are Women . All the resilience of being a woman is another ONE thing . For being a Moslem woman is another thing . Being a Moslem woman living in an Occupied land is definitely a totally other thing. What if you add divorce to this ? Being a Woman, a Moslem , a Palestinian and Divorced … makes the introduction to living in my shoes… Living in a Shoe of a Woman. PS. English is not my first language.. I know I often need to edit , however, there is something in the power of the 'click send' button.. ever since I did it the first time .. I enjoy clicking directly from my heart...unedited...

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