Opinion: Palestine: Why Mahmoud Abbas and his team must go

First published by the Middle East Eye on 14/2/2022 Central Council meeting showed, yet again, that our leaders are unaccountable to the people Palestinian political leaders must back away from their illegitimate positions and stop trying to take the Palestinian people for fools. At a meeting last week of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)’s central council in …

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The use and abuse of administrative detention by Israel

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 7/1/2022 Palestinians holding banners gather to protest against the decision of Israel's "administrative detention" in front of the Red Crescent Building in Gaza City, Gaza on December 20, 2021 [Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency] The Palestinian people rightly saluted Hisham Abu Hawash as a brave man who was prepared …

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Yes, Palestinians must get reparations from the British. But an apology is vital too

First published by the Middke East Eye on 3/11/2021 The British are famed for saying sorry when they've done wrong. Apologising for the Balfour Declaration would let Palestinians start reclaiming the narrative from the Israeli occupiers An activist waves a Palestinian flag near a police checkpoint at the entrance of the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in …

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My speech to the People’s Assembly march

Manchester 3/10/2021 Friends, I bring you greetings from the Palestine Solidarity campaign. Other speakers articulated the Tories terrible policies that impact on the daily lives of the most vulnerable people here in Britain. But their terrible policies also impact on people’s lives thousands of miles away including the Palestinian people. I must remind you that …

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مظاهرة ضد معرض الاسلحة في ليفربول protest against the arms fair in Liverpool

11/9/2021 صور من مظاهرة حاشدة في ليفربول اليوم للاحتجاج على السماح لمعرض اسلحة ستستضيفه المدينة قريبا ولمطالبة البلدية بإلغائه. وقد شاركت بكلمة كرئيس حملة التضامن مع فلسطين وكان من المتحدثين الاخرين رئيس حزب العمال السابق جيريمي كوربين وعضو البرلمان جون ماكدونالد وشارك العديدون من المتحدثين منهم شابات من فلسطين وسوريا واليمن. حتى لو لم ننجح …

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On secret Israeli arms sales to problematic regimes

I participated in Scope on Indus news on 3/7/2021 https://youtu.be/ems8zai9AhE

The Palestinian Fight for Justice: Why it matters and building solidarity within the trade unions and the Labour Party

An excellent panel hosted by Unite the Union in 2/6/2021 https://fb.watch/5UNtDzc4Kc/

Nakba 73: Memories of 1948

Honoured to have facilitated this conversation with Dr Ghada Karmi and Dr Salman Abu Sitta This was held on 10 May 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=114eIccaeXs&list=PL1badc-_HaZHKw6W-j2qbLkYJzcmtfeCH&index=14&ab_channel=PSC

Palestine solidarity is alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

First published in the New Arab on 16/3/2021 The theme of this year's Israeli Apartheid Week is 'United Against Racism' [Getty] Comment: This year, Israeli Apartheid Week activists explore Palestinian solidarity through the lens of anti-racism, despite ongoing efforts to silence them, writes Kamel Hawwash. Tags: Israeli Apartheid week, Palestinian solidarity, BDS, Israel, Boycott Solidarity …

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شاهد: بعد مرور أكثر من ١٠٠ عام على وعد بلفور … دعوى ضد بريطانيا تنظر بها المحاكم الفلسطينية

مشاركتي في برنامج الظهيرة على قناة الغد بتاريخ ٢٢/١٠/٢٠٢٠ https://youtu.be/gUTRPsMtzqc