Safaa Halahla

Safaa HalahlaSafaa Halahla was a participant in the 2013 Palestine Writing Workshop. She holds a degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Birzeit and has worked at AMIDEAST, Union Construction and Investment. She is currently with the A.M. Qattan Foundation.

From The Blog
26 May 2014

I was 15 at the time, but I wasn’t living the typical teenage life. I was living an adventure of my own, the Palestinian way, trapped in the hallway with my family, with no food, no electricity, just a battery-powered radio to keep track of the news. The only sound we could hear was the sound of the bombing, and we could smell the death and destruction around us.

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