Love Wins: Palestinian Perseverance behind Walls

Love Wins: Palestinian Perseverance behind Walls
Publisher: Olive Branch Press
Published Date: January 2014
ISBN-13: 978-1566569545

Afzal Huda set out to chronicle the Separation Wall in Palestine. His camera caught images of compassion and perseverance rarely seen in the media’s portrayal of Palestinians. The resulting book is a powerful photo journal that depicts the humanity of a resilient people.

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Reviewed by: Amelia Smith

In the summer of 2011 award-winning Canadian filmmaker and photographer Afzal Huda was given a map depicting areas in Palestine most affected by the Apartheid Wall. Huda spent three weeks capturing life in what has now become an "open-air prison", and how Palestinians survive and resist such an existence. The book is divided into four parts;...

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