Sunday, May 26, 2024

Topic: My people shall live

Book review: My People Shall Live by Leila Khaled

‘My People Shall Live’ is the autobiography of the PFLP (Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine) revolutionary Leila Khaled who attempted two plane hijacks- TWA Flight 840 and El-Al Flight 219 in 1969 and 1970 in order to free her people who were being held as prisoners in Israel, as well as bring the Palestinian cause to the forefront. The book, originally published in 1973, was edited by George Hajjar.