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Our Way to Fight

Our Way to Fight

Peace-Work Under Siege in Israel-Palestine

Michael Riordon

Follows the dangerous lives of peace activists in Israel and Palestine

This book follows the dangerous lives of peace activists in Israel and Palestine. It explores the crises that stirred them to act, the risks they face, and the small victories that sustain them.

Michael Riordon takes us to thousand year-old olive groves, besieged villages, refugee camps, checkpoints and barracks. In the face of deepening conflict, Our Way to Fight offers courageous grassroots action on both sides of the wall, and points the way to a liveable future.

Michael Riordon is a documentary filmaker and author of Our Way to Fight (Pluto, 2011).

'A book like a pocket lamp that contests darkness: the darkness fabricated by those who have promoted a global blindness concerning what has happened in Palestine and Israel during the last sixty years. The battery of this remarkable lamp is true observation, and with it you discover exemplary courage in the most unexpected places. Pocket it!' - John Berger, author of From A to X, a novel inspired by the people of Palestine

'Explores the stories of men and women who create glimmers of light and hope in the dark despair surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This is a vital intervention for all who care about peace and justice' - Neve Gordon, author of Israel's Occupation.

Introduction
1. A Day in the Country
2. My Way to Fight
3. The Jerusalem Syndrome
4. Bridge to the World
5. Witness
6. There is a Law
7. This is my Homeland
8. Facts Under the Ground
9. A Drop in the Sea
10. Dreams have their Uses
11. Civil-izing Israel
12. The Generation that Matters
13. Naming Palestine
14. A Cure for Amnesia
15. The Tempo of History
16. Hello?
17. Cracks in the Wall
18. The Safety of Sleep
References
Index
Published by Pluto Press in Jan 2011
eBook ISBN: 9781783714681

248 pages

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