In Mandela’s Own Words

Because legends eulogize themselves...  *Nelson Mandela, April 20, 1964, standing in court accused of sabotage, anticipating death:  I am the first accused. I hold a bachelor's degree in arts and practised as an attorney in Johannesburg for a number of years in partnership with Oliver Tambo. I am a convicted prisoner serving five years for... Continue Reading →


Roads to Justice Meet: The Freedom Rides Come to Palestine

Originally published in The Tennessean, and re-published in full form on Electronic Intifada.  I grew up with two stories, two histories, and in many ways, two countries. From the age of 5 until 21, I roamed, lived in, and loved Tennessee’s hills. But, in those same formative years, I lived from news piece to news... Continue Reading →

The Rights-Based Approach in Palestinian Resistance

As Palestinians stand at the juncture of the death of the so-called ‘peace process’ and the future of their resistance and struggle for liberation, it is necessary to understand the implications of the methods of resistance available and be wary of a legal approach that has the potential to reduce the liberation struggle to the... Continue Reading →

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