Atfal Al Hurria – Freedom Babies

A year after the 2014 war, I returned to Gaza. One of the stories grabbing the headlines was that of women conceiving babies with sperm smuggled out of the Israeli prisons in which their husbands are held.

Verona app: Montecchi e Capuleti in medio oriente?

Ho parlato con Matthew Nolan, che non è un programmatore qualunque, lui la tecnologia la vuole usare per abbattere le barriere che ci separano. E così ha creato un’app per far avvicinare (e magari innamorare) palestinesi e israeliani.

Australia’s ongoing ‘Stolen Generations’

Last year I was in Australia during the Brisbane G20. Near the conference centre hosting the summit, is Musgrave Park, where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander activists organized a protest camp to raise awareness of the injustices they still face.

Love thy neighbour?

My latest article for Middle East Eye looks at how Israel’s expansion of illegal settlements and legalisation of outposts is allowed to go on unchecked in the occupied West Bank and details its effect on nearby Palestinian villages. Here with extra gallery.

Bedouins March for Recognition

In March 2015 MK Ayman Odeh of the Joint List called for a ‘March for Recognition’. The march brought Negev Bedouins to Jerusalem to hand a plan for recognition of 46 unrecognized Bedouin villages to the President’s office.

Why I will vote Joint List

This story came out in the run up to the Israeli parliamentary elections in March 2015. The Joint List  was breathing new hope into Israeli politics. In Tel Aviv, I asked both its Jewish and Palestinians supporters what is special about it.

Negev Bedouins resist erasure

Here I talk about how Bedouins living in unrecognized villages in the Negev, with the help of local and international civil society organizations, defy government attempts at erasing them from the map.

Khan Al Lubban

On this occasion I met Khaled Daraghmeh of Khan al Lubban to talk settler violence, sovereignty over land and resistance.

A New Revolution in Australia

Another piece following my Australian travels. Here I talk to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders who are coming together to demand representation from below.