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Muhammad Shehada


Muhammad Shehada is a Palestinian writer and analyst from Gaza and EU Affairs Manager at Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor.

Analysis: Israeli anti-government protests portray the Supreme Court as the gatekeeper of democracy and civil rights. For Palestinians, the same court has been a rubber stamp for Israel's occupation, discrimination, and oppression.

01 August, 2023

Analysis: Sixteen years of Israel's blockade of Gaza have shown that the policy has little to do with security and more to do with economic warfare, collective punishment, separation, and bargaining.

14 June, 2023

Analysis: Israel's foundational myths serve to justify the organised ethnic cleansing of Palestinians as self-defence by distorting the historical events of 1948.

15 May, 2023

Analysis: In the face of rampant attacks from Israeli settlers, politicians, and the military, the European Union has displayed a deliberate idleness to address the urgent situation in occupied Palestine.

13 March, 2023

Analysis: Experts say that Israel's far-right government is deliberately pushing towards an escalation in violence as a pretext for the most radical and dangerous policies on its agenda.

21 February, 2023

Analysis: Given Israel’s strategic interest in the Palestinian Authority's survival, it has long been kept alive but perpetually weakened. Israel's far-right government could now be seeking to dismantle it entirely.

18 January, 2023

Analysis: Israel's new far-right government will accelerate policies of settlement building, displacement, and annexation, cementing a reality of apartheid for Palestinians.

10 January, 2023

Despite the PA's proclamation of a diplomatic "victory" in getting Israel to grant a new batch of Palestinian national IDs, it reveals how deep Israel's occupation penetrates every aspect of Palestinian lives, writes Muhammad Shehada.

24 January, 2022

The Israeli Supreme Court's rejection of a father's appeal for an apology for his daughters' killing exemplifies the impossibility of achieving justice for Palestinians, and emboldens Israel's army to disregard Gazan lives, writes Muhammad Shehada.

20 December, 2021

Many young Palestinians are risking their lives at sea or forced into an endless limbo in a European camp, all to escape the monstrosity that is the blockade on Gaza, writes Muhammad Shehada.

29 November, 2021