Breaking the Fast in Nilin 29.08.09
Today, the Popular Committee of Nilin invited members of the Popular Committee of Bil'in and international activists to the breaking of the fast in Nilin.
The women of the village had prepared food for this occasion which the men brought to the field at sunset. Long plastic sheets were stretched out on the ground for people to sit on and to place all the delicious dishes. It was only the men, however, who were eating in the field, the women were meant to stay at home. The one exception was for internationals where women were invited to join the men.
The atmosphere was festive. Once everyone finished eating, some of the men spoke about the situation in Nilin, the land lost to the occupation and to the Apartheid Wall
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