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Activist Vivien Sansour Highlights Destruction of Gaza’s Soil, Trees Since War

HeadlineMar 29, 2024

Earlier in the day, activists held a vigil on the steps of Manhattan’s City Hall. Organized by The Slow Factory, activists read out names of Palestinians killed since October 7. This is Vivien Sansour from the Palestine Heirloom Seed Library.

Vivien Sansour: “The soil has become so toxic because of the amount of bombs, from white phosphorus to all kinds of other ammunition. And, you know, the infrastructure was destroyed, so there’s also sewage. There’s so many diseases. So, a lot of our trees, which, for us, our trees are part of our family, they are part of our kin, and they are being destroyed, too.”

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