Raja Shehadeh

is a Palestinian lawyer and writer who lives in Ramallah. His first book Strangers in the House: Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine (Profile Books, 2003), was followed by When the Bulbul Stopped Singing: A diary of Ramalleh under siege (Profile Books, 2003).


From the Palestinian side, Raja Shehadeh assesses how life “behind” the walls and checkpoints looks like.

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