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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: 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

Analysis: The UK government's decision to outlaw Hamas could weaken moderates, empower hardliners, and effectively end track two diplomacy. It could also hinder humanitarian work in the besieged Gaza Strip.

25 November, 2021

Opinion: For many Palestinians, the Gilboa prison break is a spectacular symbol of the determination that defines their resistance to Israel's illegal occupation, writes Muhammad Shehada.

09 September, 2021

Opinion: The Abraham Accords have been characterised by empty promises to the Palestinians, American bribery, repressive Israeli security technology, and a lack of public Arab support, writes Muhammad Shehada.

17 August, 2021

Opinion: The expiring vaccines Israel offered to the PA reflect a cynical disregard for Palestinian lives that is entirely in keeping with the occupation, writes Muhammad Shehada.

25 June, 2021

Comment: In addition to being a security risk, making such generous and unconditional investments in Israel bolsters a delusion of normalcy and furthers the occupation, writes Muhammad Shehada.

22 April, 2021