The Hunger of Samer Issawi

April 16, 2013 · Print This Article

 

Four days ago writer/activist Miko Peled from Israel went to Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, visited the grave of Bobby Sands and read the finale of Samer Issawi’s 'Hunger Speech' to Israelis. Miko Peled is an Israeli peace activist whose father was Mattityahu Peled, a general in the Israeli Army and a member of the Knesset. In 1997 Miko's 13-year-old niece was killed in Jerusalem in a suicide bomb attack. In 2012 Miko Peled wrote a book, The General’s Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine. See also Irish Examiner feature by Dan Buckley on Miko Peled.

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