Yusra al-Barbari born Al-Daraj, Gaza April 15, 1923. Palestinian educator; barred from leaving Gaza. Served Red Cross in WWII and later as executive. Palestinian delegate to UN General Assembly, 1963. Founding President, Palestinian Women’s Union in Gaza, 1964. Nobel Peace Prize nominee, 2005.
“I‘m against occupation everywhere." (C. M. Naim, OutlookIndia.com)