By Lawrence S. DiCara,Chris Black
By Lawrence S. DiCara,Chris Black
By Abu, Salman Sitta
Following his family’s flight to Gaza through the 1948 mass exodus of Palestinians from their houses, Abu Sitta persisted his education and college schooling in Cairo, the place he witnessed the heady upward thrust of Arab nationalism after the overthrow of King Farouk in 1952 and the momentous occasions surrounding the Israeli invasion of Sinai and Gaza in 1956. With heat and humor, he chronicles his peripatetic exile’s life, as an engineering pupil in Nasser’s Egypt, his an important, adolescence in Sixties London, his existence as a kin guy and educational in Canada, and a number of other sojourns in Kuwait, all opposed to the backdrop of seismic political occasions within the area, together with the 1967 and 1973 Arab–Israeli wars, the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, and the 1991 Gulf struggle.
Abu Sitta’s narrative is imbued all through with a burning experience of justice, a selection to recuperate and record what rightfully belongs to his humans, an target given poignant expression in his painstaking cartographic and archival paintings on Palestine, for which he's justifiably acclaime
By Natalie Rowe
She rose to reputation whilst a photograph of her and The Chancellor of britain - George Osborne got here into public view.
Funny, touching and explicit.
Natalie Rowe arrived in London from Bradford as with thirty pence to her identify. inside of years she used to be operating as a high-class hooker to the citizens of London's 5 famous person inns. In her early twenties she based her personal company, Black Beauties - the UK's first ever escort organization specialising in Caribbean, African, Brazilian - all ladies of colour.
By Dr. Mahathir Mohamad,Abdullah Ahmad
The seventy-one letters offered during this volume—by Dr Mahathir, Tony Blair, Prince Charles, Margaret Thatcher, George W. Bush and Jacques Chirac, between others—argue the contrasting positions on terrorism, globalisation, monetary and diplomatic family members, in addition to wars and conflicts.
Dr Mahathir writes without delay, in his personal designated voice and magnificence. The correspondents have been obvious, stable, informative, and infrequently robust.
By Michel Krempper,Jean-Eric Balnoas,Andrée Munchenbach
By Karl Hess,Karl Hess Jr.,Charles Murray,Marcus Raskin
But precise to a sense of right and wrong that prompted him to question the claims and authority of others, Hess ultimately rejected conservatism and embraced the libertarian politics of the hot Left. He dabbled with medications, rode bikes, labored with the Black Panthers, obtained arrested whereas protesting the warfare in Viet Nam, and released a piece of writing in Playboy that outlined libertarianism and ignited a countrywide debate. As an anti-Communist he cooperated with the FBI, yet as a libertarian he fought the IRS until eventually he was once approximately destitute. no matter what his political leanings, he consistently despised conceit, exploded intolerance, and embraced existence to the fullest. He was once a guy who traveled in influential circles, usually just about energy, yet, in his personal phrases, "mostly at the edge."
Karl Hess participated in lots of of the defining occasions of 20th-century the US, a self-taught boy who grew to become a self-made journalist. totally on the sting chronicles the lifestyles schooling of Hess, who grew to become a defiant tester of the present principles of every decade. He lived via trial and blunder, and was once consistently keen to recognize his mistakes.
Like Franklin and Thoreau, Hess was hoping to get up the US by way of wondering the ethical majority, combating the Kafkaesque intrusions of presidency, and inspiring his kin, pals, and hugely influential colleagues to imagine for themselves. Hess presents eyewitness money owed, distinctive own observations, startling and important insights on management and dissent, and, in spite of everything, leaves at the back of a transparent route to figuring out the dream of freedom.
By Philip Graham
By Nick Henck
In this, the 1st English-language biography of Subcommander Marcos, Nick Henck describes the concept, management, and character of this charismatic insurgent spokesperson. He lines Marcos’s improvement from his provincial middle-class upbringing, via his educational profession and immersion within the clandestine global of armed guerrillas, to his emergence because the iconic Subcommander. Henck displays on what stimulated an urbane college professor to reject a lifetime of convenience in Mexico urban in prefer of 1 of trouble as a guerrilla within the mountainous jungles of Chiapas, and he examines how Marcos grew to become a conduit wherein impoverished indigenous Mexicans may well converse with the world.
Henck absolutely explores either the insurgent leader’s popular media savvy and his both very important flexibility of brain. He exhibits how Marcos’s speeches and broad writings reveal not just the Subcommander’s erudition but in addition his rejection of Marxist dogmatism. eventually, Henck contextualizes Marcos, finding him firmly in the Latin American guerrilla tradition.
By Mark Trowell QC
This e-book recounts either the 1st sodomy episode (1998-2004) and the Sodomy II trial (2008–2012). It then takes up the tale after the acquittal, describing the occasions that ended in the Malaysian courtroom of attraction overturning the ruling in March 2014 – convicting Anwar of the cost and sentencing him to 5 years’ imprisonment – the ultimate charm opposed to the conviction within the Federal court docket of Malaysia In October 2014, and the accountable verdict that was once ultimately added on 10 February 2015. Anwar is now in criminal serving a five-year sentence.
The 2014 conviction governed him out of contesting a by-election for the parliamentary country seat of Kajang and plans to develop into the executive minister of Selangor. even as his legal professional, Karpal Singh, was once convicted of sedition, which disqualified him from parliament. jointly, those occasions have been obvious as an assault at the key leaders of the competition parties
By Abdelhak Serhane
Sous ce titre, Abdelhak Serhane a rapporté les mémoires du capitaine Salah Hachad, pilote de chasse et chef des moyens opérationnels de los angeles base militaire aérienne de Kenitra, de son épouse Aïda, de sa fille et d’un gardien du bagne de Tazmamart.
« On me passe le téléphone. Deux voix me parlent au bout de l. a. ligne. Je ne les avais jamais entendues. Les deux voix m’appellent “ Papa ”. J’écoute. Je pleure. Mes larmes ne veulent plus s’arrêter. Je ne peux pas parler. Pour dire quoi ? Ils m’ont privé de l. a. voix de mes enfants pendant près de vingt ans… » Propos du Capitaine Salah Hachad, qui rapporte dans ce livre les moments forts du coup d’État du Bœing royal, comme ceux de l’enfermement à Tazmamart et les longues et difficiles tribulations que vécurent les familles des “emmurés” pour leur libération.
Le témoignage stupéfiant du militaire Salah Hachad, et de sa famille, sur ses années d'emprisonnement. À lire absolument !
17 août 1972. Quatre heures du matin.
Arrêtés par le général Ben Abdeslam, chef d’Etat significant adjoint des some distance, le commandant Laanigri de los angeles gendarmerie, le commandant Boutaleb et le capitaine El Mouch de l’aviation, nous avons été conduits à l’Etat significant, entassés dans des camions militaires et escortés par des chars d’intervention rapide. Là des officiers des a ways nous ont fait subir des interrogatoires. Ils ont vite été relevés par l. a. gendarmerie. En fait, en guise d’interrogatoires, ils nous sermonnaient sur ce que nous avions fait. Que ce n’était pas un comportement digne d’officiers ayant juré fidélité au trône et à l. a. patrie... Nous avons été mal traités puisque nous étions menottés et nous avons dormi à même le sol et sans couverture. Il a fallu que certains rouspètent fortress pour qu’ils nous apportent enfin des couvertures. C’était le début de l. a. descente aux enfers.
À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR
Né en 1950 au Maroc, Abdelhak Serhane est un écrivain et universitaire opposant au régime d'Hassan II et exilé au Canada. Il partage son temps entre le Maroc, le Canada et les États-Unis où il enseigne los angeles littérature française (université de Louisiane à Lafayette) et dirige los angeles revue Études Francophones.