Photos from the Quarter
Keywords: 
deal of the century
peace plan
demonstrations
al-Aqsa Mosque
IDF
Abstract: 

This sample of photos from 16 November 2019–15 February 2020 aims to convey a sense of Palestinian life during this quarter. The images center on the effects of U.S. president Donald Trump’s announced Middle East “peace plan,” which included widespread protests and increased violence.

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A young Palestinian in Dayr Nizam, a village near Ramallah, tries to break the padlock on a gate blocking the entrance of the village. The gate was installed by the Israeli army to curtail protests against the U.S. administration's Middle East “peace plan,” unveiled by the White House on 28 January. (15 February, Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images)

A young Palestinian in Dayr Nizam, a village near Ramallah, tries to break the padlock on a gate blocking the entrance of the village. The gate was installed by the Israeli army to curtail protests against the U.S. administration's Middle East “peace plan,” unveiled by the White House on 28 January. (15 February, Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images)

Palestinian protesters in the northern Israeli town of Baqa al-Gharbiyya demonstrate against U.S. president Donald Trump's so-called deal of the century. The Trump administration's “peace plan” has been unanimously rejected by Palestinians (see Palestine Unbound in this issue). (1 February, Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images Images)

Palestinian protesters in the northern Israeli town of Baqa al-Gharbiyya demonstrate against U.S. president Donald Trump's so-called deal of the century. The Trump administration's “peace plan” has been unanimously rejected by Palestinians (see Palestine Unbound in this issue). (1 February, Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images Images)

Jordanian security forces in Amman stand guard during a demonstration, estimated at three-thousand strong, against the Trump administration's proposed Middle East “peace plan.” (31 January, Khalil Mazraawi/AFP via Getty Images)

Jordanian security forces in Amman stand guard during a demonstration, estimated at three-thousand strong, against the Trump administration's proposed Middle East “peace plan.” (31 January, Khalil Mazraawi/AFP via Getty Images)

Palestinians protesting the Trump administration's Middle East “peace plan” run from Israeli projectiles in front of Bethlehem's Jacir Palace Hotel. (29 January, Musa al Shaer/AFP via Getty Images)

Palestinians protesting the Trump administration's Middle East “peace plan” run from Israeli projectiles in front of Bethlehem's Jacir Palace Hotel. (29 January, Musa al Shaer/AFP via Getty Images)

An Israeli soldier trains his gun on a small group of Palestinian farmers as he checks their identification documents in a field near al-Hamra checkpoint in the Jordan Valley. (28 January, Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP via Getty Images)

An Israeli soldier trains his gun on a small group of Palestinian farmers as he checks their identification documents in a field near al-Hamra checkpoint in the Jordan Valley. (28 January, Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP via Getty Images)

Mounted Israeli security forces patrol al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem following the widespread Palestinian protests against the so-called deal of the century, the Trump administration's Middle East “peace plan.” Israeli forces temporarily closed all gates to the compound after arresting two Palestinian teenagers for alleged possession of a knife. (29 January, Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Mounted Israeli security forces patrol al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem following the widespread Palestinian protests against the so-called deal of the century, the Trump administration's Middle East “peace plan.” Israeli forces temporarily closed all gates to the compound after arresting two Palestinian teenagers for alleged possession of a knife. (29 January, Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Masked Palestinians inflate balloons and assemble incendiary devices in al-Bureij refugee camp close to the Gaza-Israel perimeter fence. The use of such devices surged after the Trump administration's 28 January announcement of its Middle East “peace plan.” (10 February, Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images)

Masked Palestinians inflate balloons and assemble incendiary devices in al-Bureij refugee camp close to the Gaza-Israel perimeter fence. The use of such devices surged after the Trump administration's 28 January announcement of its Middle East “peace plan.” (10 February, Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images)

A masked Palestinian in Bil‘in, a village near Ramallah, cuts through the barbed wire lining the separation wall with Israel. In the background is Mod'in Ilit, one of the largest Israeli settlements in the West Bank. (7 February, Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images)

A masked Palestinian in Bil‘in, a village near Ramallah, cuts through the barbed wire lining the separation wall with Israel. In the background is Mod'in Ilit, one of the largest Israeli settlements in the West Bank. (7 February, Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images)

A Palestinian fisherman displays his catch at a market in Gaza City. (13 January, Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty Images)

A Palestinian fisherman displays his catch at a market in Gaza City. (13 January, Mohammed Abed/AFP via Getty Images)

An Israeli soldier aims his rifle from behind a stack of cauliflower in Hebron after a seventeen-year-old Palestinian protester was shot dead by Israeli forces in the city the previous day. Mohammed al-Haddad is thought to be the first Palestinian to have been killed protesting the Trump administration's Middle East “peace plan.”(6 February, Hazem Bader/AFP via Getty Images)

An Israeli soldier aims his rifle from behind a stack of cauliflower in Hebron after a seventeen-year-old Palestinian protester was shot dead by Israeli forces in the city the previous day. Mohammed al-Haddad is thought to be the first Palestinian to have been killed protesting the Trump administration's Middle East “peace plan.”(6 February, Hazem Bader/AFP via Getty Images)

Two Palestinian women in the West Bank city of Hebron approach an Israeli checkpoint to cross into Shuhada Street, once Hebron's main marketplace and thoroughfare. Israeli forces have all but closed off Palestinian access to Shuhada Street since 1994. (13 January, Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images)

Two Palestinian women in the West Bank city of Hebron approach an Israeli checkpoint to cross into Shuhada Street, once Hebron's main marketplace and thoroughfare. Israeli forces have all but closed off Palestinian access to Shuhada Street since 1994. (13 January, Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images)

Palestinians from Dayr Nizam struggle to remove cement blocks placed by the Israeli military at the village entrance. The Israeli authorities erected the barriers after widespread Palestinian protests against the Trump administration's proposed Middle East “peace plan.” Although the villagers were eventually able to remove the blocks, Israeli soldiers replaced them two days later. (15 February, Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images)

Palestinians from Dayr Nizam struggle to remove cement blocks placed by the Israeli military at the village entrance. The Israeli authorities erected the barriers after widespread Palestinian protests against the Trump administration's proposed Middle East “peace plan.” Although the villagers were eventually able to remove the blocks, Israeli soldiers replaced them two days later. (15 February, Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images)

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