DON’T FORSAKE THE STEED
Oil painting, 2000, 160X200 cm. by Tamam El-Akhal
The Arab horse, symbol of Arab pride and strength is hemmed in on all sides. He is bound by restrictions and obstructions, unable to realize his capacity to give and achieve and unable to realize his hopes and dreams.
Against the background of regrettable differences and contradictions among Arabs the Arabian thoroughbred horse stands – the symbol of Arab grandeur – and encircled by an enormous amount of political impediments. These obstacles have prevented the realization of Arab aspirations and dreams for which the Arab individual has fought, and continues to fight.
And, is there a more precious hope than that of achieving victory and justice through restoring the legitimate rights of Palestine and its people, as well as the rights of all Arab peoples, in general .. !?