Why are countless Palestinian photos and films buried in Israeli archives? - Israel News - Haaretz.com
Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni studies maps with his aides, including Kassim Rimawi. Body guards and other fighters are behind them. Undated. Chalil Rissas (Rassass)

Why Are Countless Palestinian Photos and Films Buried in Israeli Archives?

Palestinian photos and films seized by Israeli troops have been gathering dust in the army and Defense Ministry archives until Dr. Rona Sela, a curator and art historian, exposed them. The material presents an alternative to the Zionist history that denied the Palestinians’ existence here, she says

The initial reaction is one of incredulity: Why is this material stored in the Israel Defense...

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