Loubna Qutami

Al-Shabaka Policy Member Loubna Qutami is a founder, member, and central organizer of the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM), an international body of young Palestinians spanning thirty three countries, including Palestine, who have come together to re-vitalize a grassroots movement for the full liberation of and return to their homeland. In their April 2011 Second International General Assembly in Istanbul, Qutami was elected as the movement's International General Coordinator.

Roundtable Negotiations

Looking for a Leadership with a Strategy

Photo of Nakba commemoration in Bethlehem

In this Roundtable, Al-Shabaka Policy Advisors Haidar Eid and Samah Sabawi as well as guest contributor Loubna Qutami discuss Noura Erakat’s policy brief Beyond Sterile Negotiations: Looking for a Leadership with a Strategy. They critique issues relating to the Boycott National Committee (BNC), the questions of representation and self-determination, the colonial condition, and the future of the struggle. In her response, Erakat expresses her concern over the fragmentation of the Palestinian national body and the failure to articulate a political vision for a solution. She argues that Palestinians should adopt a one-state solution as a political vision that aims for the equality of all persons irrespective of nationality, ethnicity, religion, or race.

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