The media program has a
long term vision primarily to serve Palestinian refugee communities on national
and regional levels, and to enable partnering with various community and
advocacy groups around the globe. Shoruq's
media program provides children and youth with educational workshops and
professional trainings to increase awareness of their rights and give them new
tools express themselves to the world.
has a state-of-the-art audio recording studio with professional grade
equipment, soundproofing, and isolation. This studio is one of a kind in
Bethlehem area and one of the best in the West Bank. The recording rooms and
the control room are both large in order to function as both a studio and a
We welcome musicians, hip-hop and spoken word artists, and videographers to come visit our center and use our professional studios! Make a booking!
Overall objective `
Create a multimedia
community bridging barriers of geography between Palestinian refugees by
empowering them to raise their voices in order to tackle issues pertaining to
community, society as well as political issues.
- Increase refugee skills in media, and to
utilize these mediums to support refugee’s legitimate short and long term
- Establish grounds for formulation of
leadership among Palestinian refugees.
- Raise public awareness in Palestinian
communities and on an international level about refugee issues.
- Link and bridge Palestinian refugee
communities with one another and with international human rights advocacy
- Establish an electronic archive for refugee
media resources developed by target groups.
- Stimulate media research and education areas
among Palestinian refugees.
- Create tools for international cultural
exchanges and education.
- 30 hour training in video recording and editing for 6 youth (2014)
- 60 hour training in music recording and editing for 15 youth (2014)
- Construction of professional audio recording studio (2013-2014)
- 60 hour training in journalism, media, and human rights for 20 youth (2013)