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About Jamal Kanj

Jamal Kanj writes a weekly newspaper column and publishes on several websites on Arab world issues. He is the author of “Children of Catastrophe,” Journey from a Palestinian Refugee Camp to America.

Articles by Jamal Kanj

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Defeating Israel

Mohammed Al Qiq has recently ended a record 94-day hunger strike protesting his so-called administrative detention, a procedure Israel uses disproportionately against Palestinians, holding them without charges or due process.


Israeli self-inflicted hate culture

A settler screaming at an injured Palestinian child, a racist mob lynching an Eritrean, and the killing of a Jewish Israeli mistaken for a Palestinian are manifestations of a culture of hate.

A day of reckoning, 39 years later...

On this Land Day, while world powers have recognised the danger of the religion-centric Islamic State (IS), it is ironic that some of the same governments are urging Palestinians to accept Lieberman's "axe"-wielding Jewish version of IS.

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