Gaza participants shine under Brazil's sun

It was not easy for Nida’ Abu Al-atta to make the decision to leave her family, go off to the World Social Forum Free Palestine in Porte Allegre, Brazil, and talk about the challenges she faces under the occupation on a daily basis. The Egyptian-brokered cease fire between Hamas and Israel had just entered into force hours before her planned departure, and little besides the destruction and overall terror hovered in her memory.