Nadim Nashif

Al-Shabaka Policy Member Nadim Nashif is the executive director and co-founder of 7amleh: The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media. Nadim is a committed Digital Rights Defender and long time community organizer, who has worked on youth and community development issues for over 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 Balad political party before becoming Director at the Committee for Educational Guidance for Arab students. He is also the co-founder of Wusol Digital Academy, a digital marketing educational center.


Policy Memo Civil Society

The Rise in Hate Speech Targeting Palestinians in Israeli Social Media

The number of online attacks against Palestinians by Israelis are on the rise. Al-Shabaka Policy Analyst Nadim Nashif of 7amleh – the Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media analyzes the results of his organization’s latest report on racism on Israeli social media and recommends ways to protect Palestinians and their freedom of speech.

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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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