Abulhawa: For 36 hours I was detained on a dirty bed in my homeland, then deported

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Writer Susan Abulhawa was detained for 36 hours at Ben Gurion airport before being deported and managed to sneak a pencil into the detention center and leave messages on the wall– Free Palestine — and read Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad.

Source: Abulhawa: For 36 hours I was detained on a dirty bed in my homeland, then deported

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