Oct 14, 2008

report: "picking oranges the palestinian way"

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the sun has yet to rise at an orange plantation in the hinterland of the southern lebanese city of tyre. muhammad has just transferred ten buckets of oranges into black plastic boxes at the edge of the orange grove. after carrying the empty buckets back to the other workers, he says: "after this work i return home, rest for an hour and leave for my second job as a decorator. harvesting oranges alone doesn't feed my family." (...) [read more]