Israel’s Mass Arrest & Collective Punishment of Palestinian Citizens of Israel


In this episode of “Occupied Thoughts,” FMEP’s Sarah Anne Minkin is joined by Nareman Shehadeh Zoabi, a social and economic rights attorney working with Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, to discuss Israel’s mass arrests and militarized policing targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel who participated in recent protests.

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Recorded on May 27, 2021

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Nareman Shehadeh-Zoabi, Advocate is Economic and Social Rights attorney at Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. Nareman holds a LLB in Law and BA in Psychology from Hebrew University in Jerusalem (2014). During her academic studies, Nareman participated in the “Street Law” program; volunteered at the Israel National Council for the Child and at the Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Center. Nareman worked as an Arabic-language translator in the Jerusalem court system, and as a tour guide on behalf of the Center for Civics and Democracy Studies at the Israeli Supreme Court and the Knesset. Nareman completed her legal internship in the Haifa district criminal prosecutor’s office and subsequently worked in the private sector. Nareman joined Adalah in 2018. Nareman is on materity leave November 2019 – August 2020.

Sarah Anne Minkin, PhD is the Director of Programs & Partnerships. She is an expert on the intersection between Israeli civil society and Palestinian civil rights and human rights advocacy as well as the ways that American Jews approach the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She leads FMEP’s programming, works to deepen FMEP’s relationships with existing and potential grantees, and builds relationships with new partners in the philanthropic community. She is an affiliated faculty member at University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Right-Wing Studies.