Today I reached Marie by phone, as sheep bleated in the background. A French group call Food Security were just delivering two pregnant sheep or a mother and lamb to 300 families in need. The group teaches the families how to make yogurt and cheese to feed their families. The group also supplies supplements for the pregnant sheep and lambs.
I had lots of questions for Marie, but that’s all I got out of her before the phone cut out. She’s going to have a lot of stories to tell when she gets home.
Marie Campbell is a retired University of Victoria professor who left on December 12, 2002 to spend a month in Palestine doing observational work with the International Solidarity Movement (ISM). Observers from Europe and North America act not only as witnesses, but also provide a measure of protection and emotional support to Palestinians.