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Zionism and its Discontents
As the UK parliament takes a symbolic vote to recognise a Palestinian state we consider the history of the anti-Zionist movement...
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This book should be read by all who struggle to ...

(Cindy and Craig Corrie, The Rachel Corri)

Ramzy Baroud has written a deeply moving chronicle of the ...

(Richard Falk)

Ramzy Baroud's sensitive, thoughtful, searching writing penetrates to the core ...

(Noam Chomsky)

This is a very fine book: both a loving tribute ...

(John Pilger)

Ramzy Baroud is a gifted writer. His is one of ...

(Salman Abu Sitta, author and historian, )

My Father Was a Freedom Fighter
Gaza's Untold Story

Product Description

Gaza is the frontline in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and rarely out of the news, this book explores the daily lives of the people in the region, giving us an insight into what is at risk in each round of violence.

Ramzy Baroud tells his father's fascinating story. Driven out of his village to a refugee camp, he took up arms and fought the occupation at the same time raising a family and trying to do the best for his children. Baroud's vivid and honest account reveals the complex human beings; revolutionaries, great moms and dads, lovers, and comedians that make Gaza so much more than just a disputed territory.

About The Author

Ramzy Baroud is a syndicated columnist, veteran journalist and Editor-in-Chief of He has appeared on numerous television programs including CNN International, BBC, ABC Australia, National Public Radio and Al-Jazeera. His previous books include Searching Jenin: Eyewitness Accounts of the Israeli Invasion (2003) and The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle (Pluto, 2006).

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