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Keffiyeh Scarf

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Keffiyeh Scarf
The keffiyeh scarf was traditionally worn by Palestinian farmers, but today, wearing a keffiyeh is widely used to show solidarity with the Palestinian fight for freedom.
The patterns on the Palestinian keffiyeh symbolize various themes: Olive leaves: Strength, resilience, perseverance. Fishnet: Connection between Palestinian sailors and the Mediterranean Sea. Bold lines: Trade routes going through Palestine, including the Silk Road.

Size: 125x125cm

This product is sold via The Iceland-Palestine Association

The Iceland-Palestine Association is the biggest solidarity Icelandic organisation fighting for the liberation of Palestine.

Goals of the Iceland-Palestine Association:
* To support the Palestinian people’s struggle against occupation, for their right of self-determination, and for the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homeland.
* To introduce the culture and public life of the Palestinian people.
* To work against apartheid and any type of discrimination based on origin, background or religion.
* To work towards the Icelandic government actively support the right of the Palestinian people to establish a viable, independent and sovreign state.
* To push for Iceland to contribute to a just and peaceful solution to the conflict between Israel and Palestine on the basis of international law and the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, and with respect to all United Nations resolutions regarding the conflict.

The Association was founded in 1987 and has worked towards these goals through publishing, organising meetings, volunteering in Palestine, concerts, demonstrations, film screenings, sales of products from Palestine, and collecting funds for various Palestinian humanitarian and aid associations.

All proceeds of sales go to our solidarity campaign work in Iceland and Palestinian-led charities operating in Palestine, such as UNRWA, Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, Not To Forget Women’s Society, Women's Study Centre and Aisha.