PEN Issues Statement About Case Against Palestinian Author Abbad Yahya and His ‘Crime in Ramallah’

“The response to his novel is not only disproportionate; it is entirely out of place.”


Reading Don Quixote in Haifa

“If it were up to me, I might have given our hero an Arab name and origins in a Palestinian village few people had ever heard of. Maybe something like The Adventures of Don Abu Mukh from Baqa, or The Valorous and Witty Knight-Errant Don Rohana from Issifia.”

On Palestinian Libraries

They spoke about the particular issues encountered by Palestinian libraries and librarians, what they are doing to address those problems, and what the international library community can do to help.