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In Palestine, even visiting a father’s grave can be a decades-long battle

In Palestine, even visiting a father’s grave can be a decades-long battle

"Later this year, Israel’s Supreme Court will hear a petition filed on behalf of a 70-year-old Palestinian citizen who has one simple request: to visit her father’s grave. The story of Salwa Salem Copty, of her family’s village and her quest to visit the grave of her father, will, unfortunately, not get the attention from journalists and diplomats that it deserves."