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On Wednesday 17th March, I attended a public Zoom event hosted by SOAS Palestine Society as part of their Israel Apartheid Week 2021 series. The discussion was chaired by Youth Against Settlements (YAS), a Palestinian activist group based in the city of Hebron, situated in the southern section of the West Bank and nestled within the Judean Hills. YAS describes itself as an organization committed to the non-violent struggle and civil disobedience against the ‘Israeli occupation’. As someone who has visited Hebron twice as part of fact-finding missions, I was eager to hear their perceptions of the reality there, and to understand their narratives in greater detail.
Click here to read the full article in The Times of Israel.
Contributed by 2020-2021 University of Birmingham CAMERA Fellow Anthony Bolchover.