For decades, Arab artists have long sung about injustices, love, loss, and the sweet sounds of a free Palestine. In various ways — for many of these artists — music represents their own reality.
Music creates a powerful sense of belonging: it taps into emotional resonance and shared experiences. Since 7 October, the world has been watching the war on Gaza unfold — atrocities that have only gotten worse with time.
From Palestine and on Palestine: here is a compilation of songs from around the Arab region that tells the story of Palestinians’ boldness and bravery.