Israel’s anti-BDS actions reveal that the boycott might just be working

First published by TRT World on 19/10/2018 Israel fears nothing more than the power of boycotts, it realises that it has the power to penalise Israeli actions while the international community looks on at its lawless actions. Lara Al Qassem, a Palestinian-American student was detained at Tel Aviv airport on the 2 of October as …

Continue reading Israel’s anti-BDS actions reveal that the boycott might just be working

Blacklisted: Why I will not allow Israel to defeat me

  First published by the Middle East Eye on 9/1/2018 We will continue to work using all peaceful means to support the Palestinians until they have attained their rights whatever the price Israel attempts to extract from us I do not have to imagine the anguish - yet determination - felt by the activists who are likely …

Continue reading Blacklisted: Why I will not allow Israel to defeat me

As Britain pledges to celebrate Balfour, Israel denied my Easter homecoming to Palestine

First published by the Middle East Eye on 13/4/2017 On 7 April, I travelled with my wife, Lina, and my five-year-old son, Adam, to Palestine to spend Easter with family and friends, mainly in Attur, East Jerusalem. In the late afternoon, we arrived at Tel Aviv airport and made our way to passport control. I …

Continue reading As Britain pledges to celebrate Balfour, Israel denied my Easter homecoming to Palestine

Press release by PSC on my denial of entry at Tel Aviv airport

Press release by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign on 12/4/2017 British–Palestinian on Easter family holiday banned from Israel Prominent British-Palestinian Professor Kamel Hawwash was banned from entering Israel under the new Israeli boycott law, following a string of foreign human rights activist deportations.  Prof Hawwash was on a Easter family holiday with his wife and …

Continue reading Press release by PSC on my denial of entry at Tel Aviv airport