“We don’t have another place to go:” Dispossession, Settler Violence, & Resistance in Masafer Yatta


Occupied Thoughts by FMEP · “We don’t have another place to go:” Threats, Settler Violence, and Resistance in Masafer Yatta

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Recorded January 12, 2022

In this episode of Occupied Thoughts, FMEP’s Sarah Anne Minkin speaks with activist and author Ali Awad about the threats of dispossession and state-backed settler violence facing Palestinians in the Masafer Yatta area of the South Hebron Hills. Ali’s most recent article, co-authored with Awdah Hathaleen, describes extreme violence against a village elder in a non-violent protest in Masafer Yatta: “Israeli police shattered this Palestinian elder’s bones — and drove away.” 


Ali Awad is an activist from the village of Tuba in the South Hebron Hills.

Sarah Anne MinkinPhD, is FMEP’s Director of Programs & Partnerships.


#Save Masafer Yatta: https://savemasaferyatta.com/en/

Occupied Thoughts: Pogrom in Mufagara and ‘Fighting for our justice’ with Basil Al Adraa and Natasha Westheimer: https://fmep.org/resource/pogrom-in-mufagara-and-fighting-for-our-justice/

Ali Awad in +972: 

Ali Awad in Ha’aretz: