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Gaza : Stay Human
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Details:  Gaza : Stay Human,
[A5] Paperback - 130 pages,
by Vittorio Arrigoni,
Introduction by Ilan Pappe.

Description :

With an introduction by world renown Israeli academic Ilan Pappe, Vittorio Arrigoni's book Gaza Stay Human vividly brings to life an eyewitness account of the 23 days of Operation Cast Lead. The bloody Israeli offensive against the Gaza strip which took place between 27th December 2008 and 18th January 2009. Vittorio's daily dispatches were written in precarious conditions, between bombing raids and intermittent internet access.

Vittorio was tragically kidnapped and murdered (allegedly by Mossad agents) in Gaza in April 2011. His words continue to inspire people around the world and his motto 'Stay Human' lives on forever.

Vittorio Arrigoni was an internationally renowned human rights activist who served as a volunteer with the pacifist International Solidarity Movement and worked closely with fishermen and farmers in Gaza. During the Israeli offensive against the Gaza Strip in 2008-9, Arrigoni acted as a human shield while working with the Palestinian Red Crescent ambulances. Working as a freelance journalist for the Italian daily Il Manifesto, Arrigoni’s daily dispatches, written between bombing raids and patchy internet access, ended with the plea, "stay human," which became the motto of the anti-Israeli peace protests in his native Italy. His authoritative and deeply moving eyewitness account was later published in 2010 in Italian, French, German, and English, which the historian Ilan Pappé described as the "account of an everyman and a true humanist." On April 14, 2011, Arrigoni was kidnapped and brutally murdered in Gaza, which caused an international outcry and was unanimously condemned by Hamas and the Palestinian National Authority.

Table of Contents :

---Preface: The Killing Fields of Gaza, 2009 by Ilan Pappe,
---For the Reader: A Warning and Instructions.

---Guernica in Gaza (27th December 2008),
---Dying slowly while listening out in vain (29th December 2008),
---The Angel Factories (30th December 2008),
---The Unnatural Catastrophe (1st January 2009),
---Ghosts demanding Justice,
---Doctors with Wings: Arafa Abed Al-Dayem, R.I.P.
---Al-Nakba (6th January 2009),
---Slingshots vs. White Phosphorous Bombs (7th January 2009),,
---'I Won't Leave my Country!' (8th January 2009),
---Killing Hippocrates (9th January 2009),
---Total destruction : Work in Progress (10th January 2009),
---Vultures and Bounty Hunters (13th January 2009),
---Children of a Lesser God (14th January 2009),
---Jabalia's Circles of the Inferno (15th January 2009),
---Turning Geography on it's Head, (16th January 2009),
---Love under the Bombs (17th January 2009),
---The Living and the Dead (19th January 2009),
---Traces of Death (20th January 2009),
---What her tears have seen (22nd January 2009).

---The Epicentre of the Catastrophe Continues (29th July 2009),
---War Crimes in Gaza (3rd August 2009),
---Let them come to Gaza (19th August 2009).

---Background Notes.

More Palestine related books,
Also see Current Affairs.

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 23 July, 2014.