Experts

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner Coordinator of International Advocacy and Public Relations for the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem

Ingrid Jaradat Gassner

Noura Erakat Human Rights Attorney and Activist

Noura Erakat

Issam Younis Director General of the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights

Issam Younis

Dr. Jess Ghannam Board member of Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

Jess Ghannam

Dr. Mona El-Farra Director of Gaza Projects of the Middle East Children's Alliance

Mona El-Farra

Updates

How is AIPAC Shaping American Politics? Op-Eds & Analysis

How is AIPAC Shaping American Politics?

Every year, the conference draws US politicians from both parties, but this year, several Democratic presidential candidates are skipping the event. According to Senate and House records, AIPAC spends $3.5 million a year lobbying federal lawmakers.

about 2 weeks ago
“Hold Israel Accountable”: Palestinians Call on Int’l Community to Oppose Golan Heights Annexation News & Analysis

“Hold Israel Accountable”: Palestinians Call on Int’l Community to Oppose Golan Heights Annexation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Washington on Monday to meet with President Trump, who signed an order officially recognizing Israel’s control of the Golan Heights in defiance of international law.

about 2 weeks ago
Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online Op-Eds & Analysis

Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online

President Trump has said he values his rapid-fire Twitter barrages because they allow him to speak directly to nearly 60 million followers — and his lawyers insist it is perfectly fine and legal if that conversation flows only one way when he blocks select critics.

about 2 weeks ago
Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel Op-Eds & Analysis

Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel

With a single tweet, President Donald Trump turned what was once a right-wing Israeli fantasy into reality with his announcement that it was time for the U.S. to recognize Israel’s control of the Golan Heights.

about 2 weeks ago
Israeli Election Guide 2019 Fact Sheets

Israeli Election Guide 2019

The IMEU shares a guide to the 2019 Israeli elections and the candidates involved.

about 2 weeks ago
Occupied Thoughts: Ahmed Abu Artema & the Great March of Return Op-Eds & Analysis

Occupied Thoughts: Ahmed Abu Artema & the Great March of Return

In this edition of FMEP’s podcast series “Occupied Thoughts,” Peter Beinart is joined by Ahmed Abu Artema, one of the key organizers of the Great March of Return in Gaza – which started nearly one year ago. Peter and Ahmed discuss the impetus behind the march, and what has sustained it for almost one year despite the deadly Israeli response.

on March 21, 2019
In a First, Palestinians Challenge Israel’s Settlement Enterprise—in a US Court News & Analysis

In a First, Palestinians Challenge Israel’s Settlement Enterprise—in a US Court

The challenge comes in response to a case filed by Israeli settlers against Airbnb.

on March 21, 2019
Opinion: We Confronted Chelsea Clinton At The Christchurch Vigil. Here’s Why. Op-Eds & Analysis

Opinion: We Confronted Chelsea Clinton At The Christchurch Vigil. Here’s Why.

The activists who confronted Chelsea Clinton at the vigil for victims of the Christchurch massacre explain their actions.

on March 21, 2019
Gaza Youths Shot at the Border Struggle to See the Future Op-Eds & Analysis

Gaza Youths Shot at the Border Struggle to See the Future

Many young Gazans who were motivated to protest against Israel at the border as a national act of heroism are now grappling with the enduring heavy cost of wounds they suffered facing live sniper fire.

on March 21, 2019