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Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre

Author(s):

Samia Halaby

Publisher:

Schilt Publishing

Published:

January 2017
The 1956 Kafr Qasem massacre was carried out by the Israeli Border Police under cover of the tripartite attack on Egypt by England, France, and Israel. Two other massacres took place during the ensuing days in the cities of Rafah and Khan Younis,...

Code Name: Butterfly

Code Name: Butterfly

Author(s):

Ahlam Bsharat

Publisher:

Neem Tree Press Limited

Published:

May 2016
Butterfly is an ordinary teenager living under the extraordinary circumstances of military occupation. She is shrewd and perceptive. That is not enough to deal with the daily turmoil of life under harsh and stressful circumstances. She’s not...

The Oslo Accords

The Oslo Accords

Publisher:

The American University in Cairo Press

Published:

December 2016
More than twenty years have passed since Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisation concluded the Oslo Accords, or Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements for Palestine. It was declared "a political breakthrough of...

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  • Gaza: A History
  • Jerusalem Interrupted: Modernity and Colonial Transformation
  • The Palestinians: Photographs of a Land and its People from 1839 to the Present Day
  •  The Battle for Justice in Palestine
  • Refugees of Revolution: Experiences of Exile
  • The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948