Culture & History

Remembering the First Intifada: “I Was Detained by Mitzna”

January 9, 2018 Khalid Farraj

Editor’s note: Last month Palestinians marked 30 years since the First Intifada, which erupted on December 9, 1987. In this excerpt from “The First Intifada: Hope and the Loss of Hope,” which appeared in the Autumn, 2017 issue of the Journal of Palestine Studies, Khalid Farraj recounts his own arrest by Israeli