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Laura Albast


Laura Albast is Palestinian-American. She holds degrees from the American University of Beirut and Boston University, and works at an NGO in Washington, D.C.

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to distort the reality of the occupation, writes Laura Albast.

11 May, 2021

Comment: Faced with coronavirus and the prospect of cooperation with the Arab Joint List, Gantz unites with Netanyahu to defeat a joint enemy, writes Laura Albast.

31 March, 2020

Comment: Gantz has an atrocious record, but collaborating with him is a strategic move away from the politics of protest, to politics from within, writes Laura Albast.

24 March, 2020

Comment: Without modern leaders who can appeal to major powers, Palestine will continue to stand alone, writes Laura Albast.

10 March, 2020