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Human Rights in History by Morgan Avanti.2015. Morgan Avanti Publications. Toronto, ON ISBN978-0-9918346-0-0

Review by Theresa Wolfwood “What are human rights? They are rights belonging to all by virtue of being human. One can say possessing human rights makes it possible to be fully human.” Human rights have become so commonly and often … Continue reading

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Elmessiri, A.M., editor. The Palestinian Wedding: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary Palestinian Resistance Poetry. 2011. Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc. Colorado, USA & London, UK.

“The seed sprouts even within the heart of the dead./ Morning busts forth from darkness.” Fadwa Tuqan Mourid Barghouti, Palestinian poet in exile, has said, “literature is also resistance” The current poetry of resistance is important as part of a … Continue reading

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