"Recently there has been an amazing solidarity from a lot of different movements around the world. The most important role for them to play is to help create the spaces in which Palestinian politics can flourish and spaces for discussions and unity and leadership can flourish. That requires holding Israel accountable for its continuous violations!" Interview with Yara Hawari, Senior Analyst of Al-Shabaka.
Yara Hawari is the Senior Analyst of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network. She completed her PhD in Middle East Politics at the University of Exeter, where she taught various undergraduate courses and continues to be an honorary research fellow. In addition to her academic work, which focused on indigenous studies and oral history, she is a frequent political commentator writing for various media outlets including The Guardian, Foreign Policy, and Al Jazeera English.
The interview was made in the context of the VIDC panel discussion "The Renewal of the Palestinian Movement. A Transnational Unity from Below?" which took place on October 28th 2021.
More information about the event: https://www.vidc.org/en/regions/middle-east/the-renewal-of-the-palestinian-movement