Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Israel

Invention of the Mizrahim

Israel invented the word Mizrahim to strip Arab Jews of their histories as they tried to do with Palestinians.

Invention of the Mizrahim

Arts & Culture

The wonder of imperial feminism

Or how Wonder Woman turned from a hero to a war crimes supporter.

The wonder of imperial feminism

Gaza

Women's flotilla to Gaza is more than mere symbolism

Their actions blur the boundaries of nation-states, race and class, shifting loyalties towards universal rights.

Women's flotilla to Gaza is more than mere symbolism

Sport

The Greatest was a black man who supported Palestinians

Muhammad Ali supported the Palestinian struggle against Israeli colonialism, including the annexation of Jerusalem.

The Greatest was a black man who supported Palestinians

Politics

What US elections should look like in a real democracy

Real change can only ever come from popular mass movements.

What US elections should look like in a real democracy

United States

Essay: Why I will not apologise for ISIL

How American exceptionalism, white privilege and lazy journalism make a nation impervious to the humanity of others.

Essay: Why I will not apologise for ISIL

Politics

Occupied words: On Israel's colonial narrative

Analysis: Palestinian novelist Susan Abulhawa deconstructs Israel's insidious language of power.

Occupied words: On Israel's colonial narrative

Magazine

Magazine: Because we are not children of a lesser god

Right of Return: Three words around which the dignity and narrative of the Palestinians is wrapped and woven.

Magazine: Because we are not children of a lesser god

Politics

Palestine can be won in a street fight

The global street is where a defenceless oppressed indigenous people have a chance at justice.

Palestine can be won in a street fight

Politics

Of negotiations and high treason: Israel-Palestine 'peace'

The corrupt PA is incapable of achieving the dignity of Palestinian self-determination, writes the author.

Of negotiations and high treason: Israel-Palestine 'peace'

Opinion

The Almond Tree: When novels distort legacies of struggle

Stealing the voice of marginalised communities often leads to misrepresentation of their stories.

The Almond Tree: When novels distort legacies of struggle

Politics

An attack on Syria won't protect civilians

A US military strike opens up the possibility of far greater bloodletting than what we have so far seen.

An attack on Syria won't protect civilians