Khalida Jarrar: A lifelong quest to heal Palestine

From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article by Shereen Khalel was published by AJ on July 11, 2016.


Ramallah, occupied West Bank – The morning after Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar, 53, was released after 15 months in Israeli prison, she had an important meeting to attend.

The Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) was meeting to discuss a number of laws, and Jarrar refused to miss it, even though her months in detention had taken a toll.


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