Palestine of the Martyrs… and Palestine of the Living

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Translated from Arabic by Batoul Faour

Few national flags remain revolutionary after the establishment of a state associated with it, and few national flags are eagerly associated with the one of another, relatively distant nation. This is however the case of the Algerian and Palestinian flags, flown together by the Algerian people as if they were inseparable. Salah Badis gives us a historical and present description of this unwavering solidarity.

This text is part of The Funambulist 42 (July-August 2022) Algerian Independence and Global Revolution 1962-2022. It will be available for reading to all subscribers on July 4, 2022.

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Two men carrying Algerian and Palestinian flags on top of an urban light in Algiers during the Hirak on March 23, 2019. / Photo by BkhStudio.