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Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French... What is going on in Palestine today cannot be justified by any moral code of conduct.


Mahatma Gandhi

Editorial, The Harijan, 26-11-1938

Book Launch "From India to Palestine: Essays in Solidarity" on Feb 15


The Palestine Solidarity Committee in India and LeftWord Books


invite you to the launch of  


From India to Palestine: Essays in Solidarity


Fourteen new essays on India and Palestine-Israel by writers, scholars and activists


Aijaz Ahmad| Meena Alexander| Githa Hariharan| Sunaina Maira| Nivedita Menon|  Ritu Menon| Sukumar Muralidharan| Seema Mustafa| Aditya Nigam| Prabhat Patnaik| Vijay Prashad| Prabir Purkayastha| A.K. Ramakrishnan| Nayantara Sahgal| Achin Vanaik


On February 15th, 2014, 6:30 pm

Lecture Room 2, India International Centre Annex


Introduction and readings by Githa Hariharan

Talk by Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian on Palestine and Settler colonialism: The case of Occupied East Jerusalem, chaired by Nihal Singh



The much neglected, and yet crucial, India’s take on the Palestine question has finally been addressed in this volume. These scholarly and committed essays allow us for the first time to consider the issue of Palestine outside the hopeless western frame of mind. The mutual, and at times troubled, relationship between India and Palestine, offer new, and hopeful, insights about the role both countries play in our  times. 

Ilan Pappe


In recent years, the Indian state has reversed a century-long, honourable tradition of support for the great political struggles in the world. These fine essays, focusing in detail and depth on the struggles in Palestine, restore some of that lost honour. They express courage and heart, but there is much more that is invaluable --there is information, there is analysis, and there is constructive direction.  

Akeel Bilgrami


In the process of re-examining the Indian position on Palestine, the essays in this volume consider, in different ways, the very real links between India and Palestine that continue to exist on the ground, though they need to be re-affirmed today... Although the main focus is the complex of relations between India and Israel/Palestine, the discussion is within the wider context of the changing role of India in the world...

From the Introduction by Raja Shehadeh


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