Mariam Barghouti

Mariam Barghouti

Mariam Barghouti is a Palestinian American writer based in Ramallah. Her political commentary has been featured in the International Business Times, The New York Times, TRT-World, among others. 

Palestine

How far can Israel go in trying to erase Palestinians?

Palestinians have resisted Israeli occupation and colonisation for decades. But erasure is still a looming threat.

How far can Israel go in trying to erase Palestinians?

Palestine

Israel's attack on Palestinian bread

Why the closure of an old Palestinian bakery in Jerusalem matters.

Israel's attack on Palestinian bread

Middle East

Why is the Palestinian Authority unable to mobilise its people?

For decades the PA has suppressed Palestinian protests and undermined Palestinian mass mobilisation.

Why is the Palestinian Authority unable to mobilise its people?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians need justice before peace

In Palestine, 'peace' has become a euphemism for the prolongation of the status quo and the Israeli occupation.

Palestinians need justice before peace

Europe

Singing in Europe's last Middle Eastern colony

Why is Israel part of the Eurovision song contest?

Singing in Europe's last Middle Eastern colony

United States

CNN: Facts first, just not on Israel

CNN firing commentator Marc Lamont Hill exposes yet another layer of mainstream media's bias and lack of objectivity.

CNN: Facts first, just not on Israel

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Why did the PLO suspend its recognition of Israel?

The Palestinian Liberation Organization has suspended its recognition of Israel for a second time in three years.

Why did the PLO suspend its recognition of Israel?

Palestine

Bulldozing Palestine, one village at a time

Israel wants the village of Khan al-Ahmar razed to the ground to cut off Jerusalem from the West Bank.

Bulldozing Palestine, one village at a time

Palestine

On Israel, the death of a journalist, and the right to life

Israel sees any Palestinian life as a threat.

On Israel, the death of a journalist, and the right to life

Jerusalem

Jerusalem: Where the occupier demands loyalty from the occupied

Israel's new 'breach of loyalty' bill is yet another sinister attempt to erase the Palestinian identity from Palestine.

Jerusalem: Where the occupier demands loyalty from the occupied

Israel

How mainstream media gets Palestine wrong

Portrayal of Palestinians in Western mainstream media hasn't changed much since the colonial era.

How mainstream media gets Palestine wrong

Jerusalem

Trump, Jerusalem and Arab indifference to Palestine

It's not just Trump. The discourse of Arab leaders also marks the insincerity to achieve a real solution in the region.

Trump, Jerusalem and Arab indifference to Palestine