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Twinning Association

رابطة توأمة نابلس دندي


The Prickly Pears of Palestine

Hilda Reilly spoke on her time in Nablus and Palestine which she covered in her book "The Prickly Pears of Palestine".

She described how she came to be there, the difficulties of getting through checkpoints, and her experiences with the people of Nablus. They showed great resilience; they were keen for a peaceful outcome; they would live with the settlers in place. This despite everyone in Nablus having stories of encounters with Israeli soldiers or family members imprisoned, injured or killed by the Israeli army.

Visting Nablus

Catriona Bracker showed some of her pictures from her visit to Nablus earlier this year. There are fewer obstacles to travel but Catriona was very moved by the landscape, the city and the people. Her poem was emotional.

Friends of Nablus and Surrounding Areas

Mike Whitehead, as a trustee of FONSA (Friends of Nablus and Surrounding Areas) explained how this Scottish registered charity had grown from the objectives of the Dundee-Nablus Twinning Association.

This was followed by our AGM. Read our Convener's Report 2015

Held in the Wighton Room in the Central Library, Wellgate, Dundee on Tuesday 23rd June 2015.

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Friendship and Understanding

We promote friendship and understanding between the people of Nablus and the people of Dundee.

Young people from Dundee and Nablus
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Friends of Nablus and Surrounding Areas

A Scottish charity which supports Palestinians in and around Nablus.



We provide speakers for local community groups. Several topics and formats available.

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