Aida Refugee Camp was established in 1950.This key is a reminder that refugees are waiting to go home since 1950

Aida Refugee Camp was established in 1950.This key is a reminder that refugees are waiting to go home since 1950

An office for UN Service Officer - this camp is located in the northern part of Bethlehem on an area of 0.71 square kilometers

An office for UN Service Officer - this camp is located in the northern part of Bethlehem on an area of 0.71 square kilometers

Graffiti on a stone block expressing views and anger - this camp hosts refugees from 17 demolished villages from the northwestern area of Jerusalem and south of Hebron

Graffiti on a stone block expressing views and anger - this camp hosts refugees from 17 demolished villages from the northwestern area of Jerusalem and south of Hebron

Graffiti on a wall shows the defiance of the Palestinians - The Separation wall of Israel runs next to the camp

Graffiti on a wall shows the defiance of the Palestinians - The Separation wall of Israel runs next to the camp

This wall shows the names of the children which are killed by the israeli attack on Gaza in July 2014

This wall shows the names of the children which are killed by the israeli attack on Gaza in July 2014

A deserted street in Aida Camp of Bethlehem - Israeli watchtower in the Separation Wall can be seen in the background

A deserted street in Aida Camp of Bethlehem - Israeli watchtower in the Separation Wall can be seen in the background

Opposite side of the empty street. Taxi which was hired by me stands in the middle of the crossroads but driver knew no one would come this way

Opposite side of the empty street. Taxi which was hired by me stands in the middle of the crossroads but driver knew no one would come this way

Pope Benedict XVI visited Aida Camp in 2009. An open-air stadium directly in front of the Separation Wall in anticipation of the Pope’s visit

Pope Benedict XVI visited Aida Camp in 2009. An open-air stadium directly in front of the Separation Wall in anticipation of the Pope’s visit

Israeli authorities were not happy with the location of the stadium so Pope's visit was moved to the UN Boys’ school in the camp

Israeli authorities were not happy with the location of the stadium so Pope's visit was moved to the UN Boys’ school in the camp

Young Palestinian boys busy in their daily routine of camp life - sadly doing nothing

Young Palestinian boys busy in their daily routine of camp life - sadly doing nothing

Now they have realised that I was taking their photo

Now they have realised that I was taking their photo

Narrow streets of the Aida Camp

Narrow streets of the Aida Camp

In the beginiing the  refugees living in 94 green, fabric tents but in 1956, UNRWA replaced these tents with cinder block housing units

In the beginiing the refugees living in 94 green, fabric tents but in 1956, UNRWA replaced these tents with cinder block housing units

Poverty is rife in the camp - currently 39% of the residents in Aida camp are living in poverty on less than $2.00 a day

Poverty is rife in the camp - currently 39% of the residents in Aida camp are living in poverty on less than $2.00 a day

A closed door and graffiti on the wall

A closed door and graffiti on the wall

This house was in top notch condition but most of the residents of the camo could only dream about this kind of house

This house was in top notch condition but most of the residents of the camo could only dream about this kind of house

This Palestinian youth killed a Jew settler and he was sentenced to 130 years in prison

This Palestinian youth killed a Jew settler and he was sentenced to 130 years in prison

In this camp, people were not afraid to express their feelings as compared to the residents of Jerusalem

In this camp, people were not afraid to express their feelings as compared to the residents of Jerusalem

Blood and suffering is a way of life here

Blood and suffering is a way of life here

A container riddled with graffiti of anger, support and frustration

A container riddled with graffiti of anger, support and frustration