May 21, 2021 • 1HR 14M

Gaza and the Palestinian Struggle, with Sandra Tamari and Darin Hussein

Two perspectives on the events of the past couple of weeks and the broader effort to increase awareness of the Israeli occupation and its effects.

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This week I’m grateful to be joined by Sandra Tamari (@SandraTamari1), executive director of the Adalah Justice Project, and Darin Hussein (@DarinZeidan) in separate interviews. We’ll talk about the events of the past few weeks across Israel-Palestine and they’ll share their experiences of the Israeli occupation, the international response to it, and the work they’re doing to try to bring the Palestinian story to a wider audience.

Demonstration for Palestinian rights outside the White House on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 (Phil Pasquini via

Please check out the important work that Adalah is doing and support it if you can. Other valuable resources include the Institute for Middle East Understanding and DecolonizePalestine. And if you haven’t read it, here is last month’s Human Rights Watch report classifying the Israeli government’s treatment of the Palestinians as apartheid.