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The agonies and consolations of being Palestinian

Raja Shehadeh is finding it hard to keep faith in the future

By Matt Rowland Hill   October 2019
A protest in Ramallah again Donald Trump's peace plan Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI

A protest in Ramallah again Donald Trump's peace plan Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI

Raja Shehadeh is troubled by a recurring dream in which he is searching for, but cannot find, his home: “For someone who has lived the majority of his life in the same small city, who owns a property in it, to feel in my subconscious that I’m bereft of a home is a strange affliction.” Or maybe not so strange: after all, nowhere on…

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