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Yara Hawari


Yara Hawari is the Palestine Policy Fellow of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network

Palestinians fear the impact of Ben Gvir’s appointment as National Security Minister, given his far-right history and what this will mean amidst considerable violence already meted out by Israel, writes Yara Hawari.

20 December, 2022

Despite regional normalisation with Israel, the immense support shown for Palestine by football fans at the tournament reaffirms the unwavering solidarity among the Arab people, writes Yara Hawari.

29 November, 2022

A recent boat tragedy off the Syrian coast left more than 100 refugees and migrants dead. But instead of providing rescue and safe passage, Europe's hostility towards those seeking a better life continues to grow, writes Yara Hawari.

28 September, 2022

In Israel's deliberate and systematic effort to sever the deeply rooted Palestinian connection to Jerusalem, cultural institutions that preserve Palestinian identity have been a prime target, writes Yara Hawari.

15 August, 2022

Yara Hawari highlights the concerning policies that the UK government is using to target both Palestine solidarity, as well as wider social justice movements and mobilisations. This also presents an opportunity for collective resistance, she writes.

20 June, 2022

Some are celebrating the return of US development funds since Trump, but Yara Hawari highlights how the latest legislation pledging $250 million in the name of ‘dialogue and reconciliation’, is facilitating the violation of Palestinian rights.

06 June, 2022

In-depth: A new report details how Israel deliberately targeted archaeological sites in Gaza in an effort to erase Palestine's cultural heritage, destroying evidence of Palestinians' historical connection to the land and denying their indigeneity.

18 March, 2022

Israel, a serial invader, cannot be a force for peace between Russia and Ukraine, and the prospect of holding talks in occupied Jerusalem is an insult to the Palestinians under fire, writes Yara Hawari.

17 March, 2022

Analysis: Hisham Abu Hawash joins a long lineage of political prisoners in Palestine and across the world who use hunger strikes to reclaim their power over their bodies and bring awareness to their cause.

11 January, 2022

Analysis: The academic and cultural boycott recognises that Israel uses both of these areas as a means to carry out and whitewash violations of Palestinian rights, in breach of international law.

26 October, 2021