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O.I.L. Monthly Edition (April 2013)

[Qalandiya checkpoint graffiti. Image by Anna Lund Bjørnsen.] [Qalandiya checkpoint graffiti. Image by Anna Lund Bjørnsen.]

[This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on the Occupations, Interventions,and Law (O.I.L.) Page. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of O.I.L.-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that Jadaliyya strives for, but the views are solely the ones of their authors. If you are interested in contributing to Jadaliyya, send us your post with your bio and a release form to [click "Submissions" on the main page for more information]

Sara Roy on Dispossessing Palestine (Video)
A lecture from Dr. Sara Roy, a Senior Research Scholar at the Center for Middle East Studies at Harvard University.

The Pitfalls of Democratic Elections in PalestineMouin Rabbani challenges conventional wisdom regarding Palestinian electoral politics.

خان الجزّار
.Poetry by Asma Azayzeh

O.I.L. Media Roundup (April 24), O.I.L. Editors
A weekly collection of pertinent articles on Occupations, Interventions, and Law published by various outlets. 

Land Day and the Politics of Representation
Nehad Khader discusses Land Day in the context of organized acts of resistance by Israel's Palestinian citizens.

سامر العيساوي والسلطة الفلسطينية
.Political Cartoon by Nidal Al Khairy

Seeing How the Natives Live: On the Pitfalls and Potential of Alternative Tourism
Ryvka Barnard discusses tourism in the Palestinian territories.

مصطفى الأرمني
.Section from a novel by Raja Nehme

Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon
A report from American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA).

الاستشراق والبعثة الموسيقية: فلسطين والغرب
.Rachel Beckles Wilson discusses her book Orientalism and Musical Mission: Palestine and the West

Statement from Sami Issawi: Palestinian Prisoner On Hunger Strike for Over 240 Days
A report from Sami Issawi.

Palestinian Museum’s Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for 11 April 2013
A report from the Palestinian Museum.

ماذا عن ربيع فلسطين؟
.Mahmoud Omar discusses youth movements in Gaza and the West Bank

Caught Shopping While Iranian: Diasporic Solidarity and the Globalization of Collective Punishment
Roozbeh Shirazi highlights how US sanctions against Iran are contributing to an institutionalization of transnational discrimination against Iranians and US citizens of Iranian origin


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