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Date
December 16, 2016
By
Kristin Szremski
Editor's note: Kristin Szremski, AMP national director of media and communications, wrote this op-ed in response to a column written by David Horowitz that attacked AMP. It was first published in The Forward.  The American Muslims for...
Blog
Date
December 09, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Published earlier on www.hatembazian.com
 Recently a firestorm has taken the US based Palestine solidarity movement because of the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Muslim Leadership Initiative(MLI), as a second group of young American Muslim...
What do Islamophobic figures like Daniel Pipes, Steve Emerson, Wafa Sultan and Nonie Darwish have in common? Many answers come to mind, but not the one that I am seeking. The answer is that all of them are recipients of one award or another from the...
Blog
Date
November 29, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Palestine ... it is something colonial In 1902, Theodor Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, wrote to Cecil Rhodes, the Minister of Colonies for Great Britain: "You are being invited to help make history. It doesn't involve Africa, but a...
Note: This article was first published in the Daily Sabah.  The current situation in Palestine is unsustainable for the Palestinians as the internal dynamics are a harbinger of an impending future crisis. First and foremost, let's dispense...
Blog
Date
September 22, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
The “suspension” followed by the “reinstatement” of Ethnic Studies 198, Palestine, a settler colonial analysis course by University of California, Berkeley Administration is paradigmatic of Palestine’s treatment in academia. Narrating Palestine in...
Blog
Date
November 09, 2015
By
Hatem Bazian
The Palestinian quest for international recognition took another major step forward when 107 nations voted to admit Palestine as a full member to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Blog
Date
June 01, 2016
By
Dr. Hatem Bazian
Three of Edward Said’s books are as timely today as the day they were published almost 40 years ago: Orientalism (1978), The Question of Palestine (1979), and Covering Islam (1981). The three constitute Said’s trilogy that focused on literary and...
Blog
Date
April 12, 2013
By
Kristin Szremski
I spent my life between occupation and occupation And all the times of my life only know occupation and blood and fear and terror The above lines come from a poem written by Murad “Palestina” Amro. A young man from Hebron. His poems are...
[NOTE: This article was originally published on Middle East Eye on Sept. 21, 2015. I am reposting it here in advance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the United States on Nov. 9, where he and President Barack Obama...