Footnotes in Gaza

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From the great cartoonist-reporter, a sweeping, original investigation of a forgotten crime in the most vexed of places

Rafah, a town at the bottommost tip of the Gaza Strip, is a squalid place. Raw concrete buildings front trash-strewn alleys. The narrow streets are crowded with young children and unemployed men. On the border with Egypt, swaths of Rafah have been bulldozed to rubble. Rafah is today and has always been a notorious flashpoint in this bitterest of conflicts.

Buried deep in the archives is one bloody incident in 1956, that left 111 Palestinians dead, shot by...


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Raja Shehadeh This is an amazing, graphic and emotional book about the massacres carried out by the Israelis in the Gaza Strip in 1956. (Source)

Hillary Chute Joe Sacco is the foremost figure in what he calls ‘comics journalism’ – he really established this category. (Source)

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