• Yamuna Matheswaran

    ... has a Master's in International Relations and enjoys leading a nomadic life. She grew up all across India and has spent her twenties living in Denver, Jerusalem and, currently, Germany. Her passion lies in expressing herself through writing, art and photography. Get in touch with her here or on Instagram.

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Eight years on since the popular uprising in the Middle East, democracy has been hard to manifest in what has turned out as a battleground of international proxy warfare and regional conflict and economic niggles. | AP
Nablus, nestled between Mount Ebal and Mount Gerizim, is one of the major commercial and cultural centres of Palestine.