Photos of the Day: Ramallah and Jalazone Refugee Camp

The Jalazone Refugee Camp, administered by the UN, opened in 1948. Its 20,000 residents live just down the road from the Beit El settlement.

The Jalazone refugee camp, administered by the UN, opened in 1948. Its 20,000 residents live just down the road from the Beit El settlement. Photo: Evan Simko-Bednarski

Three young boys in the Jalazone Refugee Camp peer out from a storefront. The posters beside them commemorate for Palestinian boys killed in the conflict with Israel.

Three young boys in the Jalazone Refugee Camp peer out from a storefront. The posters beside them commemorate Palestinian boys killed in the conflict with Israel. Photo: Evan Simko-Bednarski

Refugee camp outside of Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

Jalazone refugee camp outside of Ramallah. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Refugee camp Photo Kali Kotoski

A minaret in the Jalazone refugee camp. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Flyer commemorating a dead "martyr." Photo Kali Kotoski

Flyer commemorating a “martyr” in Jalazone refugee camp. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Refugee camp in Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

A portrait of Yasser Arafat in the Jalazone refugee camp. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Refugee camp in Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

A young Palestinian girl in Jalazone refugee camp. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Refugee camp in Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

An abandoned van in Jalazone refugee camp. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Refugee camp in Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

Local mosque of the Jalazone refugee camp. Photo: Kali Kotoski

City center in Ramallah Photo Kali Kotoski

A depiction of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in Ramallah. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Protest over three dead "martyrs" in Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

Protest in Ramallah over three dead “martyrs” who were killed in a morning raid by Israeli Defense Forces. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Protest over three dead "martyrs" in Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

Angry protesters chant against the “occupation.” Photo: Kali Kotoski

Protesters demand a third Intifada. Photo: Kali Kotoski

City center in Ramallah Photo Kali Kotoski

A woman watching the protest in Ramallah. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Protest over three dead "martyrs" in Ramallah. Photo Kali Kotoski

PLO forces patrolling in Ramallah. Photo: Kali Kotoski

City center in Ramallah Photo Kali Kotoski

A tea stall in Ramallah. Photo: Kali Kotoski

City center in Ramallah Photo Kali Kotoski

A street vendor sells boiled corn in Ramallah. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Tomb of Arafat. Photo Kali Kotoski

Tomb of Yasser Arafat. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Guards outside the tomb of Yassir Arafat in Ramallah.

Guards outside the tomb of Yasser Arafat in Ramallah. Photo: Evan Simko-Bednarski

On the way to the checkpoint. Phot Kali Kotoski

Driving through Ramallah in a taxi cab towards the Israeli checkpoint on the way back to Jerusalem. Photo: Kali Kotoski

Lead photo: A boy looks up from sweeping in the Jalazone refugee camp on the outskirts of Ramallah. (The Land/Evan Simko-Bednarski)