Palestinian activists and scholars from across Palestine and in the United States and the Netherlands discuss the developing situation on the ground in Palestine, as well as the opportunities and challenges of transnational mobilization and resistance to the current unfolding developments.


Amjad Iraqi is an editor and writer at +972 Magazine. He is also a policy analyst with the think tank Al-Shabaka, and was previously an advocacy coordinator at the legal center Adalah.

Issam Adwan is the Gaza Project Manager for We Are Not Numbers, a trained translator/interpreter, and a journalist and English teacher with more than four years of experience. In 2019, he was chosen by The Carter Center to be the first Palestinian independent observer for the Tunisian elections.

Mariam Barghouti is a writer and researcher based in Ramallah.

Mouin Rabbani has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University, New Brunswick Department of Africana Studies. Her research interests include humanitarian law, refugee law, national security law, and critical race theory. Noura is the author of Justice for Some: Law As Politics in the Question of Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2019). She is a Co-Founding Editor of Jadaliyya e-zine and an Editorial Committee member of the Journal of Palestine Studies.

Samer Abu Aysheh: شاب مقدسي من مواليد البلدة القديمة في العام ١٩٨٧ ، حاصل على شهادة البكالوريوس في الاعلام وفنون الاتصل من جامعة ٦ اكتوبر في جمهورية مصر العربي واعمل في مجال الاعلام منذ تخرجي في العام ٢٠٠٩

Sherene Seikaly is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Seikaly is co-editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, senior editor of Arab Studies Journal, co-founder and co-editor of Jadaliyya e-zine, and a policy member of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network. Seikaly's Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores how Palestinian capitalists and British colonial officials used economy to shape territory, nationalism, the home, and the body.

Yasser Qous is a Masters student in the department of History and Civilization at L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en
Sciences Sociales, in Paris. His research interests are social history in Palestine, focusing on the historical construction of the Afro-Palestinian community in Jerusalem.

Ziad Abu-Rish is a 2020-21 American Druze Foundation Fellow at CCAS. He is Co-Director of the MA Program in Human Rights and the Arts at Bard College. Abu-Rish’s research interests center on the intersections between state formation, economic development, and popular mobilizations in the mid-twentieth-century Levant, especially Lebanon and Jordan. He serves as Co-Editor of Arab Studies Journal and Jadaliyya.

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Al-Shabaka Member Amjad Iraqi is an editor and writer at +972 Magazine, based in Haifa. He was previously an advocacy coordinator at Adalah - The...
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