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A wall in Palestine

RenГ© Backmann

A wall in Palestine

by RenГ© Backmann

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Published by Picador in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRené Backmann ; translation by A. Kaiser
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS119.65 .B3313 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534439M
ISBN 100312427816
ISBN 109780312427818
LC Control Number2009041548
OCLC/WorldCa182737579

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Featuring the work of artists Banksy, Ron English, Blu, and others, as well as Palestinian artists and activists, these Cited by:   We as palestinians living outside Palestine don't know how exactly building the wall affected our families in the west bank.

The author of the book is a french journalist with a long experience on the middle east issues and palestinian-israeli crisis/5. First published in and translated into English in this edition, A Wall in Palestine is a compelling and substantive examination of the West Bank barrier, the historical context from which it emerged and the actors involved.

Backmann is not an academic, but his book is, in effect, a work of scholarship that deserves a notable place in. The Other Side of the Wall should be a valuable addition to A wall in Palestine book library concerned about the situation in Palestine especially those such as myself who have not witnessed it personally; it should be a valuable addition to anyone’s library concerned with the larger contextual situation of human rights and war crimes.

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It goes beyond journalism because it is a cry for attention from the world.” —Howard Zinn. 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. It cannot fail to move anyone who reads it.

It goes beyond journalism because 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 with conflicting meanings and ideas that it can be.

When completed, the Wall and its associated regime will de facto annex some 46% of the West Bank, isolating communities into Bantustans, ghettos and “military zones”. This means that the Palestinian population in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including almost million refugees, will be encircled on only 12% of mandate Palestine.

SinceIsrael has been constructing a wall that stretches for more than kilometres, annexing Palestinian land inside the occupied West Bank. Israel began building its separation wall in the occupied West Bank in Juneclaiming 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.

It cannot fail to move anyone who reads it. This unique and timely compilation, edited by the Palestinian Stop the Wall Campaign, collects contributions from Palestine, Israel, Mexico, the United States, Greece, Italy, Spain, the Basque Country, Morocco, the Western Sahara, Brazil, Argentina, India and Kashmir.

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Book Review: The Iron Wall and Israel-Palestine’s New Chapter. Wars in Libya, Syria, and Yemen and unrest in many other Arab countries has recently shifted attention away from the Israel-Palestine conflict.

However, much like disputes involving Iran, solving the conflict in the Holy Land is a key to unlocking the problems in the wider. For a more thorough historical and political context as well as many colorful, suspenseful, funny, tragic, and even a few romantic stories about life behind the Wall, check out my book Fast Times in Palestine, published in March You can view the book’s Amazon page here.

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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In their book “The Wall of Folly” (Hebrew), the geo-demographer Shaul Arieli and attorney Michael Sfard, who specializes in human rights law, relate how Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and his Likud government “tried by every possible means to prevent the construction of a wall in Jerusalem.” In the end, they add, the decision to erect Author: Netta Ahituv.

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