Palestine Unbound

Tweeps React to Shimon Peres’ Death

October 5, 2016 Dorgham Abusalim

The death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres ignited a firestorm of reaction on social media about his controversial role in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. A founder of the State of Israel, Peres enjoyed a long political and military career that included a Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the defunct Oslo peace

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#FBCensorsPalestine

September 26, 2016 Dorgham Abusalim

Facebook’s decision to disable the accounts of Palestinian newspaper editors was met with alarm by civil rights and journalism groups, who mobilized an online campaign using the hashtag #FBCensorsPalestine. “Administrators for the Facebook pages of Quds, which has more than five million “likes,” and Shehab News Agency, which has more than six million,

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Paul Hadweh’s Journey to Academic Freedom at UC Berkeley

September 23, 2016 Dorgham Abusalim

The growth of Palestine solidarity movements on American campuses has triggered heated debates on academic freedom and protests against the suppression of fair and honest academic inquiry into Palestine – particularly in light of spreading awareness about Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights. The clandestine suspension and subsequent reinstatement of a course titled