Social Media, Palestine, and the Power of Crowdsourced Reporting

Omar Zahran
7 min readJun 6, 2021
Image Credit: Ahmed Abu Hameeda via Unsplash

I’m a Palestinian-American. Many people know their heritage but few get the privilege of being able to visit where they came from. I was one of the few that got to see the place where my ancestors lived. This happened when I was a kid, 10 years old to be exact. But like all things when it comes to Palestine, there was some complexity to this trip.

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Omar Zahran

Freelance sports writer fascinated by the stories that our favorite teams and athletes present to us