Palestinian writer afraid to go home amid uproar over novel - Ynetnews

The novel, 'Crime in Ramallah, tracks the lives of three young Palestinian men who meet in the city and is meant to symbolize the Palestinian national movement, which has failed to 'rescue the nation or deliver independence.' Abbad: 'I don't know what ...and more »

Palestine writer 'unable to go home' after ban on novel - Aljazeera.com

A Palestinian author says he is unable to go home to the occupied West Bank after authorities there confiscated copies of his latest novel and issued a warrant for his arrest. Abbad Yahya, 29, who is currently on a visit to Qatar, says he learned of ...and more »

Palestinian Authority Bans Novel for 'Threatening Morality and Public Decency' - Haaretz

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Majdi Mohammed/AP. Analysis Abbas the politician spoils it for Abbas the statesman · Israel: Settlement illegally sought to tax ...and more »