Sunday, August 18, 2013

The "Real" Culture of Human Rights

When Palestinian youth throw stones at occupation soldiers, when they try to dig holes through the Separation Barrier that eats through the West Bank, when they fight with Israeli settlers who have stolen their land and homes, they are spreading a real culture of human rights.

Lori Allen

(Lori Allen is Lecturer in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge. Her book, The Rise and Fall of Human Rights: Cynicism and Politics in Occupied Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2013), examines the history of human rights activism in the occupied Palestinian territories.)


No comments: