Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh is Palestine’s leading writer. He is also a lawyer and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq. Shehadeh is the author of several acclaimed books including Strangers in the House and Occupation Diaries and winner of the 2008 Orwell Prize for Palestinian Walks. He lives in Ramallah in Palestine.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism