A recent petition by Israeli author, David Grossman, has garnered support from other literary superstars such as JM Coetzee. The aim of the petition is to get the Israeli government to stop the Netanyahu government from destroying Palestinian villages in the southern Hebron Hills in the Occupied West Bank.
The petition says:
“We cannot bring peace today. But the least we can do is to expose and condemn ‘small’ local outrages. In a reality of ongoing occupation, of solid cynicism and malice, each and every one of us bears the moral obligation to try and relieve suffering, to do something to bend back the occupation’s giant, cruel hand.”
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