Peace vs Justice. What comes first?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2021


At a dinner party the other day, one of the older ladies recalled a slogan …

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The Israeli Arab dentist drilling down to the basics of what it means to be human

by Rashmee

Posted on June 12, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… On Sunday (June 13), if things go as planned, Israel will enter …

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Yasser Arafat is arrested in India for pro-Palestinian FB post. Go figure

by Rashmee

Posted on June 4, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Here’s a quite remarkable story. In India, a 32-year-old man posted a pro-Palestine …

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The Nakba continues to unfold

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… The Palestinians are said to be marking al-Nakba (literally, the catastrophe) today, …

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That Dutch election inspired hope…but not because of who won outright

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… It seems awfully long ago (April 2 actually) that Dutch prime minister …

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Is Europe course-correcting after taking a hard-right turn?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 30, 2021 / The National


Now that the Netherlands’ election results have been finalised and officially published, chances are much …

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Is it humane to appropriate all the suffering in the world, leaving none for the Palestinians?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 24, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Israel’s fourth general election in two years (on March 23) …

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Sanders or not, the US Democratic Party is increasingly turned off by Netanyahu’s Israel

by Rashmee

Posted on March 6, 2020


Whatever happens with the two-man race that is now the Democratic presidential field, one thing …

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But, of course, the EU Must Recognize Palestine. The alternative is more drastic

by Rashmee

Posted on December 30, 2019


With the US steadily working with Israel to obliterate hopes for a two-state solution, Daoud …

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Amid the dreary state of Arab-Israeli relations comes Christmas cheer and a message of hope

by Rashmee

Posted on December 26, 2019 / The National


It being Christmas, there is a certain obligation to bring glad tidings, or at least …

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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