Program Director Alaa Tartir: The Wanted 18 illustrates three areas that Israel, as a colonial and occupying power, hates to see. These areas are: Palestinian sovereignty; resistance and mobilization, and self-reliance.Read More
The long-awaited awarding of 3G frequencies is a good sign both for app users and the overall Palestinian economy, the think tank Al-Shabaka says.
Refugees for over six decades, Palestinians in Syria face a precarious legal status given the civil war and renewed displacement. Al-Shabaka policy member Mai Abu Moghli explains how some are falling through the cracks of the international protection regime and calls for a solution based on human rights and international law.Read More
Have the ‘good intentions’ of the international community and institutions such as the World Bank hindered progress in countries and territories vulnerable to instability and violence? The case of the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) suggests a resounding ‘yes’.Read More
The recent spate of terror attacks around the world have given Israel an opportunity to showcase its military and intelligence capabilities—and to further crack down on Palestinians.Read More
La récente série d’attentats terroristes qui a frappé le monde a donné à Israël l’occasion de montrer ses capacités militaires et en matière de renseignement, et de sévir encore plus contre les Palestiniens.
Political science lecturer Amjad Abu el-Ez lived in London and Dubai for 17 years before returning home in 2014 to teach in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. He was stunned to learn he could barely check his email on the commute from his nearby village because Palestinian mobile carriers do not offer high-speed data.Read More
The European Union this week issued its long-awaited guidelines to label settlement products produced in the illegal settlements Israel has built in the territory it occupied in 1967. Even before the guidelines were issued, the Israeli government blasted the move, claiming it undermined peace and discriminated against Israel.Read More
Amal Ahmad, a policy member of Al-Shabaka, The Palestinian Policy Network, echoed Abdullah’s sentiments regarding economic independence, but believes that reform will do little for Palestine’s economy without an actual end to the occupation.Read More