Author: Tamam Abusalama
Tamam is a Palestinian blogger and journalism student pursuing her master's degree in communication studies with a focus on new media and society at Vrije University in Brussels. She was born and raised in the Gaza Strip, but she’s originally from Beit Jirja, Palestine. Tamam's passions include yoga, being in nature and fighting patriarchy.

Being a Palestinian from Gaza means you are deprived of some of the most basic rights of being human—like the comfort of family. Due to the 11-year Israeli and Egyptian blockade of Gaza, I haven’t been able to return home for six and a half years. (More…)