Raja Shehadeh is a writer and a lawyer who founded the pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq. Shehadeh is the author of several acclaimed books including Strangers in the House, A Rift in Time Travels with my Ottoman Uncle, Occupation Diaries and Language of War, Language of Peace and winner of the 2008 Orwell Prize for Palestinian Walks. He lives in Ramallah, in Palestine. His latest book is Where the Line is Drawn, Crossing Boundaries in Occupied Palestine.
His contribution to our anthology is a recollection of a decade of leading international PalFest authors on walks through the Ramallah hills.