Book Reading/Signing: The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle

Tue, October 16, 2007 7:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Book Reading by Ramzy Baroud

Free and open to the public

Refreshments will be served

"Arguably One of the Most Authoritative Accounts of the Second Palestinian Uprising..."

The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle is Ramzy Baroud's comprehensive account of the momentous events of the last five years which shaped the political landscape not only of Palestine and Israel but of the entire Middle East region. Addressing the most controversial issues, including the alarming escalation in suicide bombings, and the construction of the Separation Wall, he reports on the huge rate of unemployment and hunger in the Occupied Territories' statistics so critical that NGOs compare their magnitude to African nations such as the Congo. From the brutality of the Israeli army to the ever-compromising nature of the Palestinian Authority, few are spared Baroud¹s thoughtful critique. The book is clear and concise, with one chapter dedicated to the major events of each year, and includes a comprehensive timeline.

The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People’s Struggle. Ramzy Baroud. (London: Pluto Press). 2006. 216 p.

Few are spared [Baroud's] perceptive eye, and only the morally callous will fail to respond to his pleas to remedy the injustice that he exposes. Professor Noam Chomsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A compelling narrative of Palestinian victimization [presented] with candor and uncompromising integrity. Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian Legislator for the Jerusalem District

'Masterful prose. ... (A) scathing but heartfelt portrait.' Professor Norman G. Finkelstein, author of The Holocaust Industry

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