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ON A DAY THIS WEEK, IN SEPTEMBER 1982 The Sabra & Shatila Massacre

Over the course of just under three days, from late on Thursday the 16th September, 1982, to early morning, Saturday the 18th, the brutal, seemingly-endless, probably-43-hour-long slaughter of between 762 and 3,500 civilians (the exact number of victims is disputed)… mostly Palestinians and Lebanese Shiites

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[35]…Years Later: Memory and Violence in Literary Sabras and Shatilas

For the last 2 years each September, ArabLit editor, Marcia Lynx Qualey has published a list of literary references, to inform on, as well as remember, the Sabra and Shatila massacres in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps

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34 Years Later: Memory and Violence in Literary Sabras and Shatilas

“Most of the literary representations of the massacres in two Palestinian refugee camps don’t aim to hold a mirror to the three days of horror, which took place in 1982, between September 16 and 18.”

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33 Years Later: Memory and Violence in Literary Sabras and Shatilas

It’s now been thirty-three years since the Sabra and Shatila massacres in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps. They continue to show up in novels, poems, and memoirs

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