Born in Jerusalem, Mandate Palestine to a Palestinian-Lebanese mother and an American father, Said was a political activist, and an academic, who came among the founders of post-colonial studies. “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine” seeks to find the reasons and perpetrators of the 1948 ethnic cleansing. He, of course, had been condemned by the Knesset and received numerous death threats until he left Israel in 2008. She founded Playgrounds for Palestine, a non-profit organization that builds playgrounds for Palestinian children in Palestine and the refugee camps in Lebanon. Radwa Ashour was married to Palestinian author Mourid Bargouthi and is the mother of Palestinian-Egyptian poet Tamim Barghouthi.
Source: Egypt Today November 19, 2023 18:28 UTC