Nadim Nashif

Al-Shabaka Policy Member Nadim Nashif is the executive director of 7amleh: The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media. He has worked with youth issues and community development for 20 years. Nadim founded and previously served as director of Baladna, The Association for Arab Youth. He founded and coordinated the youth wing of the Arab National Democratic Assembly political party before becoming Director at the Committee for Educational Guidance for Arab students. He has also served on the Board of several Palestinian and international NGOs, including Ittijah and Youth Action for Peace, which he served as President.


Policy Brief Civil Society

Surveillance of Palestinians and the Fight for Digital Rights

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New technologies have enabled Israel to surveil Palestinians on an unprecedented scale. Al-Shabaka Policy Analyst Nadim Nashif examines Israel’s use of social media as a tool of surveillance, as well as other digital obstacles to Palestinian rights, and concludes with ways Palestinians can counter these practices and safeguard their digital freedoms.

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Commentary Civil Society

Palestinian Citizens in Israel: A Fast-Shrinking Civic Space

The New Year brought further attacks against the Palestinian citizens in Israel’s rights to exercise freedom of speech and association. Left-wing Israeli Jewish organizations are also under increasing pressure. Al-Shabaka policy members Nadim Nashif and Raya Naamneh analyze the impact of these attacks by both the Israeli government and right wing organizations espousing an extremist ideology.

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