Monthly Archives: April 2014

Powerful fiction: An interview with the writers of “Gaza Writes Back”


BY MADELINE SCHAEFER PUBLISHED: APRIL 10, 2014 Yousef reading his short story in “Gaza Writes Back” during an event earlier this month at Friends’ Center. Photo: AFSC / Tony Heriza Reading the short stories from the new book, “Gaza Writes … Continue reading

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A Message from Gaza: ‘Palestinian Refugees Will Never Give Up Their Right To Return’


  by Rania Khalek on April 20, 2014 “Palestinian refugees will never give up their right to return,” said Yousef Aljamal, a 24-year-old Palestinian writer from the Gaza Strip. On this week’s episode of Unauthorized Disclosure I spoke with Yousef while he was in … Continue reading

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A tragic life that mirrors Palestine’s history


  Yousef M. Aljamal The Electronic Intifada 28 February 2014 Palestinian refugees in Syria in 1948. Many Palestinians have faced multiple displacements since their families’ first exile from their homeland. (UN Photo) Muhammad is a second generation Palestinian refugee with … Continue reading

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