Ten days ago, many Palestinians were shocked with a horrifying story of Hanan. Hanan is a young woman (33) from Wadi Alrasha south of Qalqilya, who is mentally disabled and was forced by her step mother to live in a shack separated from the house with chicken and sheep. She sleeps on small pieces of sponge and among garbage bags.
This story was first published online on Watan news network and was later echoed on many Palestinian news outlets. Yet today, ten days later, Hanan is still in the same place, awaiting her salvation. Continue reading