On this episode, we spoke with Aya Alghazzawi – a Palestinian student and activist in Gaza, as well as Ali Abunimah – co-founder and Director of the Electronic Intifada. We talked about life in Gaza, the Great March of Return, and how to understand the current wave of Israeli repression.

Aya Alghazzawi

Palestinian Students Campaign for an Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI)

The BDS Movement

UNRWA – Refugees in Gaza

Al Jazeera – A Guide to the Gaza Strip

Visualizing Palestine – Besieged: The Economic Impact of the Israeli Siege & the Collective Punishment of Palestinians

Al Jazeera – Gaza: A Life Under Siege

World Bank – Gaza’s Economy in Collapse

Visualizing Palestine – Gaza’s Economic Collapse

The Independent – Israel cuts power supply to Gaza Strip

Haaretz – Gaza on 4 Hours of Power a Day After Sole Electric Firm Shuts Down

Al Jazeera – Gaza Refugees call for right of return in mass protests

Treyf Podcast – 35 The First Intifada, 30 Years Later

Al Jazeera – Palestinians’ Great March of Return: The human cost

Washington Post – A Palestinian Medic was shot dead in Gaza

Screen Daily – Gaza cameraman who worked with Ai Weiwei shot dead by Israeli military

CBC – Canadian shot in Gaza was clearly marked as a doctor

Electronic Intifada- Israel’s incremental genocide in Gaza

Wikipedia – 2008 Assault on Gaza (IDF Operation Cast Lead)

Wikipedia – 2012 Assault on Gaza (IDF Operation Pillar of Defense)

Wikipedia – 2014 Assault on Gaza (IDF Operation Protective Edge)

Electronic Intifada – 2018 Assault on Gaza

Ali Abunimah

The Electronic Intifada

Palestine Legal
 – The Palestine Exception to Free Speech

The New Yorker – Gazan women are no longer able to leave for cancer treatment

WHO – Health Access for Referral Patients from the Gaza Strip, Feb 2018

BBC – Gaza crisis: human toll of IDF’s 2014 operations in Gaza

Haaretz – Young American Jews Increasingly Turning Away From Israel

JTA – Israel is losing support among minorities and millennials, study finds

LifeWay Research – Support of Israel Wanes Among Younger Evangelicals

Pew Research Center – Republicans and Democrats Grow Even Further Apart in Views of Israel, Palestinians

The Guardian – Irish Senate approves ban on products from Israeli settlements 

Visualizing Palestine – 20 Years of Talks: Keeping Palestinians Occupied


Haaretz – Dianna Buttu: ’I Advised the Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was a Mistake to Have Negotiated With Israel at All’

Haaretz – Gideon Levy: ‘I Believed in the Oslo Accords for Years. But It Was Merely a Deception’

Jacobin – The Oslo Illusion

Independent Jewish Voices Canada’s 10th Anniversary Conference

Montréal Gazette – PQ can’t shake Michelle Blanc Controversy

Montreal Gazette – Jewish Group Backpedals, says Michelle Blanc ’caused pain’

Treyf – Twitter thread about Michelle Blanc