By Hatim Kanaaneh
Hatim Kanaaneh is a Palestinian health care professional who has struggled for over 35 years to carry treatment to Palestinians in Galilee, opposed to a tradition of anti-Arab discrimination. this can be the tale of ways he fought for the human rights of his sufferers and overcame the Israeli specialists' merciless indifference to their affliction. Kanaaneh is a local of Galilee, born ahead of the construction of Israel. He left to check drugs at Harvard, sooner than returning to paintings as a public healthiness health care professional with the goal of aiding his personal humans. He found a stunning point of ailment and malnutrition in his neighborhood and a shameful loss of aid from the Israeli specialists. After doing all he may for his sufferers through operating from contained in the approach, Kanaaneh manage The Galilee Society, an NGO operating for equitable wellbeing and fitness, environmental and socio-economic stipulations for Palestinian Arabs in Israel. it is a very good memoir that exhibits how grass roots companies can loosen the Zionist grip upon Palestinian lives.
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He was currently tending to the medical needs of the residents of all these little settlement outposts designed to Judaize the Galilee. The doctor had expressed disapproval of the dishonest ways, such as at al-Zeeb, in which government agencies were skirting around the truth about Palestinian history. But once in our home, he switched topics. Prefacing his comments with reassurances about his professional commitment and natural idealism, he explained his reason for wanting to visit us: “I know now that much of the land for the settlements [inside Israel] was taken illegally [from Arab communities] and I know about your legitimate complaints that led to Land Day.
It shows the degree of ill-will the state bears us. ” “You know who it is I report to, don’t you? Israel Koenig! It takes me months to get an appointment with the little dictator and whatever topic * Mekorot: Hebrew for “resources”; the Israel National Water Company, a government corporation with near total monopoly over the country’s water resources and allocation. Kanaaneh 01 chap01 3 18/4/08 16:23:37 4 A DOCTOR IN GALILEE I bring up he winds up chiding me for failing to do my duty; he wants me to limit the number of births in Arrabeh.
A Doctor in Galilee: The Life and Struggle of a Palestinian in Isreal by Hatim Kanaaneh