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Bashir Abu-Manneh

Stopping Israel

[View of Separation Barrier. Image by Wikimedia Commons Contributor

Israel has unleashed another round of destruction and suffering on the Gaza Strip, even more ferocious than its 2008-9 invasion. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have yet again been displaced, over 1,817 have been killed and 7,553 injured (mostly civilians), thousands of buildings have been fully or partially destroyed (including numerous mosques, schools, and hospitals directly targeted). Neighborhoods in Shujai’yya and Khuza’a have been leveled and turned into piles ...

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Bashir Abu-Manneh


Bashir Abu-Manneh is visiting assistant professor in comparative literature at Brown University. He is author of Fiction of the New Statesman, 19131939 (2011) and is completing a monograph on the Palestinian novel.