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The Sealed Room Raja Shehadeh

The Sealed Room

Raja Shehadeh

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ISBN : 9780704370074
181 pages
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The Sealed Room is a Palestinians diary of the tense months in the Occupied Territories when the Gulf crisis overshadowed the Intifada. The al-Aqsa massacre and its aftermath expose the clash between the world of the Palestinians and that of theMoreThe Sealed Room is a Palestinians diary of the tense months in the Occupied Territories when the Gulf crisis overshadowed the Intifada. The al-Aqsa massacre and its aftermath expose the clash between the world of the Palestinians and that of the Israeli Jews, both settlers and soldiersAs the Gulf War develops and the initial fear of chemical attack begins to fade, the Israeli governments emotional manipulation of the population becomes clear. At the same time, the Israeli army explits the crisis to wage its own fierce campaign against the Intifada. Ever more oppressive security regualations are imposed and they outlast the war.