Occupied Thoughts: Ahmed Abu Artema & the Great March of Return


In this edition of FMEP’s podcast series “Occupied Thoughts,” Peter Beinart is joined by Ahmed Abu Artema, one of the key organizers of the Great March of Return in Gaza – which started nearly one year ago. Peter and Ahmed discuss the impetus behind the march, and what has sustained it for almost one year despite the deadly Israeli response.

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Further Reading

  • “Between Fire & Sea: The Man Behind Gaza’s Great March of Return” (Al Jazeera)
  • “I Helped Start the Great March of Return. I Don’t Regret It.” (New York Times)

Ahmed Abu Artema (Adam Dobby/CNN)

Scenes from Gaza (Adam Dobby/CNN)