You Must Be Engaged

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Arabic translation:

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You want to be an intellectual?

You must be engaged.

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The martyr Bassel al Araj



“If you want to be an intellectual, you have to be engaged,” Bassel said in one of the oral history tours he directed in Jenin, a city in the northern occupied West Bank. “If you don’t want to be engaged – if you don’t want to confront oppression – your role as an intellectual is pointless.”


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