The Student Intifada on US Campuses with Samer Alatout

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Palestine Solidarity Crackdown: Challenges in the US & Europe

مقال - حملة التضامن مع فلسطين: التحديات في الولايات المتحدة وأوروبا

Israel’s 2023 genocide of Palestinians in Gaza has horrified many around the world and drawn widespread public outcry, with unprecedented levels of solidarity organizing taking place. But as this unparalleled camaraderie has emerged, so too has extraordinary repression at every level. Al-Shabaka spoke with Layla Kattermann of the European Legal Support Center (ELSC) and Diala Shamas of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) for further insight on this suppression of mobilization and methods to resist such efforts to stifle Palestine solidarity.

Consensus-Building for Liberation: Reflections from Lebanon

Consensus-building can be a long and challenging process. In the case of Palestine, achieving consensus among the forcibly fragmented Palestinian people is both particularly difficult and of critical importance in order to create a united national movement. In our latest commentary, Al-Shabaka Policy Analyst Jaber Suleiman weighs in on the role of consensus-building in the context of a liberation struggle and draws on lessons from Palestinian organizing in Lebanon.

Harnessing Open-Source Intelligence for Palestinian Liberation

مقال - تسخير الاستخبارات مفتوحة المصدر لتحرير فلسطين

Open-source intelligence is changing the way information is shared across the world. While increasingly credited as a means to expose war crimes and human rights violations, it is also being used as a tool for entrenching state oppression. In this policy brief, US Policy Fellow Tariq Kenney-Shawa examines the revolutionizing technology and offers recommendations for how to harness it for Palestinian liberation.

Challenging Anti-Boycott Legislation in the US

The Israeli regime’s defenders across the US are ramping up efforts to criminalize the constitutionally protected right to boycott. Beyond violating the rights of Palestine solidarity activists, this threatens to undermine the tenets of a healthy democracy. Al-Shabaka’s US Policy Fellow, Tariq Kenney-Shawa, examines this development and suggests what lawmakers, civil society organizations, and concerned citizens should do to challenge it. 

Social Media, Self-Expression, and Self-Determination in Gaza

مقال - وسائل التواصل الاجتماعي والتعبير عن الذات وتقرير المصير في غزة

Youth in Gaza have engaged in the digital revolution, especially through social media platforms, to express themselves and critique their corrupt leadership. What are the implications of this turn to technology for Palestinians in Gaza? Can this form of expression affect change in leadership and foster self-determination? Al-Shabaka policy analyst, Ali Abdel Wahab, explores these questions in our latest commentary.

Focus On: Palestinian Digital Rights

مقال - التركيز على: الحقوق الرقمية الفلسطينية

New digital technologies have reinvigorated the Palestinian cause locally and globally. However, Palestinians and their allies have been increasingly targeted online, including through surveillance, silencing, and cyberthreats. In this Focus On, Al-Shabaka analysts examine these trends and address Israeli surveillance tactics, the complicity of the PA, and how Palestinians and their allies can resist violations of their digital rights.

The Prison Intifada: Supporting Palestinian Administrative Detainees

Article - The Prison Intifada: Supporting Palestinian Administrative Detainees

Administrative detention is central to the Israeli regime’s attempts to suppress Palestinian mobilization. Al-Shabaka policy analyst Basil Farraj shows how Palestinian administrative detainees have continuously resisted this policy and demanded an end to its widespread and arbitrary use. He offers recommendations to Palestinian civil society organizations, national stakeholders, and solidarity groups for how to support the ongoing Palestinian prison intifada.

Criminalizing Palestine Solidarity Activism in the UK

مقال - تجريم النشاط التضامني مع فلسطين في المملكة المتحدة

A new wave of repressive UK government policies aims to suppress protest and political expression, posing a direct threat to Palestine solidarity work. Al-Shabaka’s senior policy analyst, 24588, locates this latest crackdown within Britain’s enduring support for Zionism, and shows how only in broad, intersectional alliances can social justice activists effectively repel state-led repression.