Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

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

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

Palestine

HRW report on abuse by PA, Hamas: A system designed broken

The HRW report demonstrates Palestinian leadership's weakness, inability to lead their people and deliver liberation.

HRW report on abuse by PA, Hamas: A system designed broken

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

The Druze and the nation-state bill

This bill demonstrates that no matter how much you cooperate - if you are not Jewish, this state is not for you.

The Druze and the nation-state bill

Ireland

An Irish bill on Israeli settlement goods could make history

Ireland may be on its way to make the purchase of goods and services from Israeli settlements illegal.

An Irish bill on Israeli settlement goods could make history