Say cheese. It’s ripe for robbing

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2022


With the French elections coming to an end, it’s a good time to think of …

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Highs and lows of Palestinian exceptionalism

by Rashmee

Posted on April 23, 2022


On April 22, Israeli forces entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem and …

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The PLO’s situation is darker but that doesn’t represent Palestinian prospects

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2022


As the situation in Israel and the Palestinian Territories deteriorates, it’s worth looking at the …

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Arafat and Palestinian exceptionalism

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2022


We are considering the history of Palestinian exceptionalism against a dark backdrop in Israel, the …

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Arafat’s PLO and the high point of Palestinian distinctiveness

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2022


At the fifth session of the Palestine National Council (PNC) in February 1969, there were …

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The PLO broadens, deepens and becomes truly representative

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2022


Some days ago, we examined nationhood and nationalism in the context of Ukraine and Palestine.…

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Myanmar and the attempted resurrection

by Rashmee

Posted on April 18, 2022


This Easter, Myanmar’s generals tried to resurrect their country’s standing in the world, as well …

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The Rohingyas, like India’s Muslims, seem to be a second-string hard luck cause

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2022


As with Muslims in India, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims are denied the luxury afforded by the …

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The West looks carefully away from the situation of Muslims in India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 16, 2022


As previously noted, the Indian authorities have conspicuously ignored physical and psychological assaults on Muslims …

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The West suffers selective myopia and amnesia over India’s Muslims

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2022


Here’s a good example of the way the Indian authorities ignore physical assaults on Muslims …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK