Toby Shelley

Voice of the Uprising ‒ Toby Shelley

2017-12-18T10:09:46+03:00June 10, 1988|Categories: Khamsin Bulletin 2, Khamsin Bulletins|Tags: |

Survey of communiques issued by the leadership of the Palestinian uprising [intifada]: from the degree of popular adherence to the urgings and appeals contained in these documents, it is clear that they are the authentic voice of the masses. Their power, and that of their authors, lies not only in their ability to speak in the name of the PLO and (latterly) to reiterate its positions, but ‒ more crucially ‒ in their intimate connection with the stone-thrower and the striker, a connection embodied in the local Popular Committees.