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By Muna Hamzeh

This e-book is an eye-witness account of what it truly is prefer to stay in Palestine as a refugee on your personal place of origin. Born in Jerusalem, Muna Hamzeh is a journalist who has been writing approximately Palestinian affairs on account that 1985. She first labored as a journalist in Washington DC, yet moved again to Palestine in 1989 to hide the 1st Palestine Intifada - the battle of stones. She then settled in Dheisheh, close to Bethlehem, - one in all fifty nine Palestinian refugee camps which are thought of the oldest refugee camps on this planet. instantly available and entirely updated, the 1st a part of the e-book comprises a diary which Hamzeh wrote among October 4th and December 4th 2000, telling the tale of the second one Intifada. dealing with the tanks and armed guards of 1 of the simplest outfitted armies on the planet, the Palestinians don't have anything. they struggle again with stones. The pain and terror that Muna and her pals face every day is tangible. Who could be the subsequent to die? Whose condo often is the subsequent to burn down? This deeply relocating own account brings to existence the cruel realities of the Palestinian fight. the second one a part of the e-book presents the historical past to those present occasions. It describes what existence has been like for Dheisheh's refugees considering 1990, and explains why the second one Intifada used to be a usual improvement of the Oslo peace accord. "Refugees in Our personal Land: Chronicles from a Palestinian Refugee Camp in Bethlehem" is an extraordinary insider's inspect the center and minds of Palestinian refugees. it's a tribute to the bravery of the Palestinian humans, and a take-heed call to the area that has overlooked rather a lot in their fight and their anguish.

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