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By Rich Wiles,Ali Abunimah

Of the nearly seven million Palestinian refugees all over the world, greater than 650,000 reside in camps alongside the West financial institution and Gaza Strip. Having been pressured from their houses, both via violence or the specter of it, these dwelling in those camps, wealthy Wiles asserts, undergo enormously from Israeli military incursions, violence, poverty, and desperation—often much more critically than within the surrounding towns or villages. even though a lot media cognizance has been interested in the area’s political weather, the tales of its dispossessed humans have long gone mostly underreported.

Having spent a lot of his time in Palestine considering that 2003, Wiles bargains a glimpse contained in the West Bank’s refugee camps among 2006 and 2007 via a suite of oral histories, vignettes, and photographic photographs. In those items, Wiles recounts conversations with Palestinians of every age, together with survivors of al-Nakba, published baby and feminine prisoners, mom and dad attempting to rear their teenagers amid the violence of army career, and exiles suffering for the precise of go back to their unique villages. those intimate portrayals not just supply clues to figuring out the actual and mental results of exile, colonization, and career, additionally they demonstrate the genuine Palestinian psyche, one who is without delay lively, love, and power. via either written be aware and photographic photograph, Behind the Wall permits Palestinians to talk for themselves.

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