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Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh is a writer, lawyer, and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organization Al-Haq, an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists. He is the author of several books, including Strangers in the House ; Occupation Diaries ; Language of War, Language of Peace ; the 2008 Orwell Prize-winning Palestinian Walks ; and Where the Line Is Drawn (The New Press). He has written for the New York Times , the New Yorker , Granta , and other publications.