Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

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

Middle East

How should Palestinians respond to Israeli threats of annexation?

The international community and its weak condemnations will not help Palestinians. It is time for a new strategy.

How should Palestinians respond to Israeli threats of annexation?

Middle East

Commemorating Land Day amid lockdown in Palestine

Israel is taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis to take more Palestinian land, but the Palestinians will resist.

Commemorating Land Day amid lockdown in Palestine

Israel

Israel's propaganda war waged through TV shows

Netflix's The Messiah is the latest popular TV show supporting Israel in its propaganda war against the Palestinians.

Israel's propaganda war waged through TV shows

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

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

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