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A wall in Palestine

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Published by Picador in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Israeli West Bank Barrier,
  • Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRené Backmann ; translation by A. Kaiser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS119.65 .B33 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p.
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23929338M
    ISBN 109780312427818
    LC Control Number2009041548


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It cannot fail to move anyone who reads it. It goes beyond journalism A wall in Palestine book it is a cry for attention from the world.” —Howard ZinnAuthor: Rene Backmann. Alex Kane The Electronic Intifada 8 October The conflict in Palestine has become so all-consuming that even objects are central to the struggle.

French journalist René Backmann’s A Wall in Palestine illustrates this fact. The book reveals how the inanimate object that is Israel’s wall in the occupied West Bank has become so imbued A wall in Palestine book conflicting meanings and ideas that it can be.

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Israel began building its separation wall in the occupied West Bank in June A wall in Palestine book, claiming that it was necessary for security. One could imagine a whole book about Chiyah—a number of books, even—but Backmann does not linger on the particulars of this place or its populace.

A Wall in Palestine takes as its mission an investigation of the contested “security barrier” (or “annexation wall”) dividing Israel from the West Bank, and there is much ground to cover. "A Wall in Palestine is more than a book about a wall. It takes us directly, dramatically, into the lives of the Palestinians living under Israeli occupations.

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The wall winds through the landscape, slicing up Palestinian residential centers and further annexing Palestinian land. The apartheid wall was deemed illegal by the International Court of Justice in a ruling.

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