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Ramona Wadi

Ramona Wadi


Ramona Wadi is an independent researcher, freelance journalist, book reviewer and blogger specialising in the struggle for memory in Chile and Palestine, colonial violence and the manipulation of international law.

Book Club: A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: A Palestine Story reveals the impact of Israeli colonial violence through the Jaba bus tragedy and its aftermath.

19 June, 2024

Book Club: Iman Mersal's book uncovers the life of Egyptian female writer Enayat al-Zayyat, drawn from fragmented narrations and articles.

08 May, 2024

Book Club: Author Louis Brehony discusses the impact of oral history in Palestinian music, anti-colonial mobilisation and nostalgia in terms of exile and song.

06 March, 2024

Book Club: Translated into English for the first time, Ghassan Kanafani's 'On Zionist Literature' is a must-read critique of Zionism's foundationary myths.

24 January, 2024

Book Club: Palestine has been the story of 2023. To understand what's going on, The New Arab has compiled a list of must-read books about Palestine from 2023.

27 December, 2023

Book Club: As Israel's war on Gaza rages on, media attention is starting to dwindle. Here's a list of key reads on Gaza's political makeup to revive the debate.

20 December, 2023

'More death, more destruction. Who can stop this? Please stop it now': A profile of the award-winning Palestinian poet Mosab Abu Toha who was abducted, blindfolded and taken for interrogation, then later released by Israeli forces earlier this week.

23 November, 2023

Book Club: Drawing on postcolonial thought and resistive politics, Tahrir Hamdi argues the imaginative construction of Palestine is a key element in the Palestinians' ongoing struggle and crucial in creating a national identity.

01 November, 2023

Book Club: Hamas's 2023 attack on Israel shouldn't be the beginning of any timeline on Israel's occupation of Palestine. The New Arab has compiled a list of seven must-read books on Israel's occupation: from settler-colonialism to decolonisation.

11 October, 2023

Book Club: The violent intersection of politics and language has forced Palestinian free speech into a corner. Rebecca Ruth Gould's 'Erasing Palestine' chronicles this erasure of Palestinian narratives from Israeli occupation to IHRA antisemitism.

13 September, 2023