Resistance

by Souha Bechara

Resistance

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In 1988, Souha Bechara attempted to assassinate the chief of militia in charge of Israeli-occupied Southern Lebanon. Immediately apprehended, tortured and imprisoned for 10 years, Bechara was only released after an intense international campaign. Her highly accessible memoir will resonate with readers looking for explanations as to why young Palestinians are turning into suicide bombers, as she humanises the most misunderstood side of a complex social problem by providing insights into its historical roots alongside her personal story of oppression and resistance.
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In 1988, Souha Bechara attempted to assassinate the chief of militia in charge of Israeli-occupied Southern Lebanon. Immediately apprehended, tortured and imprisoned for 10 years, Bechara was only released after an intense international campaign. Her highly accessible memoir will resonate with readers looking for explanations as to why young Palestinians are turning into suicide bombers, as she humanises the most misunderstood side of a complex social problem by providing insights into its historical roots alongside her personal story of oppression and resistance.