Amjad Iraqi

Al-Shabaka Member Amjad Iraqi is a Palestinian citizen of Israel and has lived between Israel-Palestine, Kenya, and Canada. He is a writer for +972 Magazine and has published articles in the London Review of Books, Le Monde Diplomatique, and other outlets. He was a Projects and International Advocacy Coordinator at Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel from 2012 to 2018. Amjad is also a consultant for several organizations working on human rights, media, and advocacy in Israel-Palestine. He is currently completing an MA in Public Policy at King’s College London, and has an Hon. BA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Toronto.

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When Left is Right: How Palestinians Can Burst Israel’s Political Bubble

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With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing possible corruption charges, Israeli political parties are preparing to vie for the country’s leadership. But for Palestinians, Israel’s politics foreshadow a deterioration of their rights regardless of who prevails. Al-Shabaka Analyst Amjad Iraqi examines the political scene and recommends ways to alter the structures that allow Israel to systematically deny Palestinian rights.

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