The story of the six Palestinian political prisoners should inspire hope and action, not throw us into despair.
Susan Abulhawa is a Palestinian writer and the author of the international bestselling novel, Mornings in Jenin (Bloomsbury 2010). She is also the fou... nder of Playgrounds for Palestine, an NGO for children.
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