Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Palestine’s lost villages

Zochrot is an Israeli organisation which tries to educate people about the ignored Palestinian history which underlies every Israeli city, town, village, national park… one of the ways it does … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Exciting things to go and see at the Whitworth

There are two fascinating/lovely exhibitions (see applicability below!) on at the Whitworth Art Gallery at the moment. Both are on until January 27th, so plenty of time to go and … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ghassan Kanafani remembered in Deheishe

A few weeks ago – July 8th – was the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the great Palestinian writer Ghassan Kanafani. Kanafani was killed at the age of just … Continue reading

July 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

New article: Murdered for being Palestinian

Electronic Intifada, 2nd October 2011 On 16 October 1972, Wael Zuaiter, the Fatah spokesman in Rome, was shot dead on his doorstep by a team of Mossad assassins. He was … Continue reading

October 3, 2011 · Leave a comment