1. iteeth:

NY Times:

The author Alice Walker has told an Israeli publisher that she will not permit it to release a Hebrew-language translation of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Color Purple,” as a protest of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.
In a letter dated June 9 to the publisher Yediot Books, Ms. Walker cited her involvement in a tribunal that convened last fall in South Africa and “determined that Israel is guilty of apartheid and persecution of the Palestinian people, both inside Israel and also in the Occupied Territories.” She added, “I grew up under American apartheid and this was far worse.” …

    iteeth:

    NY Times:

    The author Alice Walker has told an Israeli publisher that she will not permit it to release a Hebrew-language translation of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Color Purple,” as a protest of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians.

    In a letter dated June 9 to the publisher Yediot Books, Ms. Walker cited her involvement in a tribunal that convened last fall in South Africa and “determined that Israel is guilty of apartheid and persecution of the Palestinian people, both inside Israel and also in the Occupied Territories.” She added, “I grew up under American apartheid and this was far worse.” …

     
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