Leila Abdelrazaq

Leila Abdelrazaq, author of Baddawi, is a Chicago-based Palestinian author and artist.

About Leila Abdelrazaq

She graduated from DePaul University in 2015 with a BFA in Theatre Arts and a BA in Arabic Studies. Leila’s debut graphic novel, Baddawi, was shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards, and she is also the creator of a number of zines and short comix. Her creative work primarily explores issues related to diaspora, refugees, history, memory, and borders. Leila has been involved in organizing around the Palestinian cause since 2011. She is currently a member of For The People Artist’s Collective, and is a co-founder of Al Mirsa, an organization dedicated to promoting Arab arts and culture in the Chicagoland area. Her website is lalaleila.com

Videos of Leila Abdelrazaq

The graphic artists talks about her inspiration for her book, her father’s life as a Palestinian refugee.

Books

March, 2015 Foreign Affairs Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope” a review by John Waterbury of “Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope” by Richard Falk

July 28, 2014 Jadaliyya “Joint Declaration by International Law Experts on Israel’s Gaza Offensive,” initiated and signed by Richard Falk, author of Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope

July 22, 2014 Guernica “The Time Has Come,” by Richard Falk, author of Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope

July 21, 2014 Truth-Out “Blood on American Hands: Richard Falk on Palestine” featuring Richard Falk, author of Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope

July 21, 2014 Al Jazeera America “The propaganda war over the Gaza Crisis” by Richard Falk, author of Palestine: The Legitimacy of Hope