100 Most Powerful Arabs 2018
Wed 27 Jun 2018 09:18 AM
Chaker Khazaal

Designation: Author, war reporter, activist

Palestinian-Canadian author, reporter and entrepreneur  Chaker Khazaal spent his early life living in Bourj El Barajneh, a Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut. He later emigrated to Canada after winning the Global Leader of Tomorrow Award from York University in Toronto.

He released his critically acclaimed novel Confessions of a War Child in 2013, the first in a trilogy of fiction inspired by true stories of refugees. He also writes on regional issues and politics for US website HuffPost.