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About Sameeha Elwan

Sameeha Elwan is an MA student of Culture and Difference at Durham University, and a Palestinian Blogger from the Gaza strip. 

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Palestinian protesters: is it only an economic crisis?

Still seeking UN membership, Abbas chooses to ignore the elephant in the room.

Do Palestinians expect too much from Egypt?

The ongoing unprovoked dehumanization of Palestinians crossing borders into Egypt shows no likelihood of change on the ground. So I have to ask myself,“Are we really expecting too much from the current Egyptian government?”

Ramallah revolts

Is it finally happening in Ramallah? Is the place which has been long seen as the PA’s safest compound, where the Palestinian authority’s headquarter “Almuqata’a” is located, finally revolting against it?

The battle of prisoner hunger strikers continues

On May 14, an agreement was reached between the Israeli Prison Service and the Higher Committee for Prisoners: the mass hunger strike would end in return for meeting their demands, including the end of administrative detention. But so far, Israel has failed to comply with this decision.

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