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Raja Shehadeh

Author Bios

Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh is the author of Strangers in the House: Coming of
Age in Occupied Palestine, and When the Birds Stop Singing: Life in Ramallah Under Siege (Steerforth Press).


News and Features

Gate of the Sun follows the odyssey of Palestinians driven
to refugee camps in Lebanon by Israeli forces in 1948.

"This road was as doomed as the Palestinian Authority itself."

I didn't have to wait long for Ziad, the plumber, to come to my house.
It had been a year since the current Palestinian intifada broke out in
September 2000, and unemployment was at record leve