Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

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

Palestine

Why as a Palestinian I support Corbyn's Labour

It is high time for Britain to be held accountable for its colonial crimes in Palestine, and Corbyn can do just that.

Why as a Palestinian I support Corbyn's Labour

Occupied West Bank

It is time to stop lecturing Palestinians and to start listening

Palestinians were not shocked by the reversal of US policy on Israeli settlements and they know worse is yet to come.

It is time to stop lecturing Palestinians and to start listening

Palestine

Palestinians have a right to demand freedom from torture

As Israel continues to torture prisoners with impunity, Palestinian calls for humane treatment fall on deaf ears.

Palestinians have a right to demand freedom from torture

Palestine

Israa Gharib's murder has nothing to do with honour

Israa, like many others before her, was killed because the men in her life believed they owned her and her body.

Israa Gharib's murder has nothing to do with honour

UNRWA

Do not punish Palestinian refugees for UNRWA dysfunction

Recently revealed abuses by top UNRWA management should not be politicised and used as an excuse to defund the agency.

Do not punish Palestinian refugees for UNRWA dysfunction

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Wadi Hummus: Another Israeli celebration of ethnic cleansing

The demolitions are part of a grand and continuous plan to rid Jerusalem of its indigenous Palestinian inhabitants.

Wadi Hummus: Another Israeli celebration of ethnic cleansing

Middle East

Money can't 'fix' Palestine's occupied economy

Whatever the Bahrain workshop proposes is doomed to failure. Here is why.

Money can't 'fix' Palestine's occupied economy

Palestine

How Israel is being absolved of Palestinian women's rights abuse

Since the Oslo Accords, systematic efforts have been made to depoliticise women's rights activism in Palestine.

How Israel is being absolved of Palestinian women's rights abuse

Palestine

Love in times of Israeli apartheid

Israeli restrictions on Palestinian entry, movement and settlement constitute deliberate community engineering.

Love in times of Israeli apartheid

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Invading Ramallah, bursting the bubble

The raids in Ramallah are part of Israel's systematic efforts to keep Palestinians in a state of uncertainty and siege.

Invading Ramallah, bursting the bubble

Death penalty

How many more ways can Israel sentence Palestinians to death?

Israel is now considering to bring back capital punishment to crush those resisting its illegal occupation.

How many more ways can Israel sentence Palestinians to death?

Palestine

Patriarchy in Palestine

In Palestine, women have to struggle against gendered violence by their own society and by the Israeli occupation.

Patriarchy in Palestine