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A bombed home in Jisr al-Shighour, Syria (image: Molly Crabapple from an article she and Marwan Hisham published in September; see Brothers in Arms below)

The Best Human Rights Books, July to September 2018

10 books about 21 human rights issues in 7 different places

This year for the first time, the Best Human Rights Books list is published quarterly. This is the third quarterly list of 2018. The first two appeared in April and July. Best Human Rights Books lists from previous years: 2017; 2016 and 2015.

The list

Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War, Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple (One World) published in May

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Other notable books

All of the 17 books below could have easily ended up on the list above if I had gotten around to reading them.

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Author of ‘Umbrella: A Political Tale from Hong Kong’ and ‘As long as there is resistance, there is hope: Essays on the Hong Kong freedom struggle…’

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