Leila Khaled

2014-08-03 HugoStGaza+
Palestinian icon Leila Khaled, who took part in aeroplane hijackings in 1969 and 1970, is featured in this new mural pro-Gaza mural in Hugo Street. The central portrait is a replication of a famous photo (shown below) by Eddie Adams (WP), taken after her first skyjacking; she then underwent plastic surgery to disguise her identity prior to the 1970 attempt. (WP; see also minute 30 of the 2005 Swedish documentary on Khaled included below).
Khaled is also featured in the pro-Gaza mural in McQuillan Street: Oppression Breeds Resistance
This mural replaces the right-hand side of Think Independently.
Click and click again to enlarge (to full size)
Copyright © 2014 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f7.1, 1/200, ISO 400, full size 2592 x 3888
text: X02035 palestine flag AK-47 saoirse freedom popular front liberation
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nj3twKe-HzA]

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