[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 Jadaliyyastrives 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (click "Submissions" on the main page for more information).]
Cornell University Event: Jadaliyya Co-Editor Bassam Haddad and US Ambassador Dennis Ross Debate US Policy in the Middle East (3 March), Jadaliyya Reports
The announcement of a debate between Jadaliyya co-Editor Bassam Haddad and US Ambassador Dennis Ross, moderated by Aziz Rana.
Open Letter: Racism, Militarism, Poverty: From Ferguson to Palestine, Jadaliyya Reports
A group of activists and organizations in solidarity with Palestine congratulate UC Santa Cruz on their selection of Angela Davis as a speaker at the university`s 2015 Martin Luther King Memorial Convocation.
الجرف الصامد والدروع البشريّة, Nicola Perugini & Neve Gordon
Perugini and Gordon critically respond to the onion that that Hamas used Palestinians as human shields during Operation Protective Edge.
O.I.L. Media Roundup (21 February), O.I.L. Editors
A compendium of news articles and other materials circulating on Occupation, Intervention and Law.
القرار الفلسطيني لمجلس الأمن: فتش عن حق العودة, Ibtisam Azem
Azem discusses the failure of a Palestinian proposed UN resolution demanding an end to Israeli occupation within Palestinian territories.
Could Cantonizing Palestine Bring Peace?, Salman Abu Sitta
In a piece originally published by The Electronic Intifada, Sitta critiques a plan to divide Israel and Palestine ion a number of territories and provinces and offers an alternative plan.
ISIS Kills Gays: A History of Violence, Scott Long
Public violence has become the "essence," of Islamic State, "as if its ideology were a snuff film," writes Long in a piece originally published on his blog.
Symposium: Law, Politics, and Constitution-Making in the Arab Spring (20 March 2015, London), Jadaliyya Reports
The School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies announces a symposium on the rule of law and constitutional debates in countries impacted by the Arab Spring.
Dead Sea Living, Isis Nusair
A review of the film Dead Sea Living (2013), directed by German Gutierrez.
Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: Myths and Realities, Nicola Pratt
Writing ahead of a vote for MESA members that would pave the way for a discussion of Boycotts, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS), Pratt provides of an overview debunking a number of myths and misconceptions of the movement.