Gaza blockade: Egyptian harassment meets readers
Recounting his journey with two companions to reach the Gaza Strip through Egypt’s blockade, a co-author of the book No Way to Gaza detailed the harassment inflicted by Egyptian officials on the Brazilian trio and the Palestinian residents of the city alike, Anadolu Agency reported.“This adventure nearly cost us lives. One of our colleagues had a heart attack in Cairo,” Rodrigo D. E. Campos said during the virtual book launch for the chronicle on Thursday.No Way to Gaza tells the story of a group of Brazilian filmmakers who attempted to reach the Gaza Strip via Egypt to make a documentary on t...
The Middle East Monitor
Exclusive: Illegal protest slogan ‘immortalised’ by Hong Kong gov’t, says co-author
The government has immortalised the popular protest slogan “Liberate Hong Kong; revolution of our times” by banning it, its co-author has told HKFP.The phrase was jointly created by ex-localist leader Edward Leung, ousted lawmaker Baggio Leung and a former member of the party Youngspiration who asked to be known as “J.”J – who was granted anonymity owing to legal concerns – said the ban was one of the government’s worst mistakes in handling the political unrest, which began last June over an ill-fated extradition agreement with China.Coined in 2016J recalled a discussion between the trio at an...
Hong Kong Free Press