By Nahlah Ayed
In 1976, Nahlah Ayed’s relations gave up their cozy lifestyles in Winnipeg for the squalor of a Palestinian refugee camp in Amman, Jordan. The transition was once jarring, however it used to be from this uncomfortable state of affairs that Ayed first saw the folk whose history she shared. The relations lower back to Canada while she used to be 13, and Ayed overlooked the center East for a few years. however the First Gulf battle and the occasions of 11th of September reignited her curiosity. quickly she used to be reporting from the zone full-time, attempting to make experience of the wars and upheavals that experience affected its humans and despatched such a lot of of them looking a greater lifestyles elsewhere.
In 1000 Farewells, Ayed describes with sympathy and perception the myriad ways that the Arab humans have fought opposed to oppression and loss as visible from her personal early days witnessing protests in Amman, and the wars, crackdowns, and uprisings she has stated on in nations around the region.
This is the heartfelt and private chronicle of a journalist who has committed a lot of her profession to overlaying one of many world’s such a lot vexing areas.
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A Thousand Farewells: A Reporter's Journey From Refugee Camp To The Arab Spring by Nahlah Ayed