Charles is a London-based writer, editor and literary agent. He previously worked in the UK parliament, including as a lobbyist for Palestinian rights. He has contributed to Jadaliyya and the Journal of Palestinian Refugee Studies.
Comment: The community response to the Grenfell Tower disaster in the absence of council or government leadership, shows the way forward in multicultural Britain, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: Planned celebrations of the Balfour Declaration are serving as propaganda and are missing an opportunity to call for peace and justice in historic Palestine, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: As colonisers, there has been a natural affinity between the Protestant politicians of Northern Ireland, and successive Israeli governments, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: If the opportunity is there, Labour should form a minority government, and immediately implement profound change in the UK's Middle East policy, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: President Trump's engagement in the Middle East makes the outcome of the UK election even more important for Palestinians, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: As the dust settles on the Manchester attack, the government must take an honest look at the domestic and foreign policies that can lead to radicalisation, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: An apology from the UK government for the Balfour Declaration remains unlikely, but there is still time to have an impact, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: The tight alliance that May seeks to forge with Trump and Netanyahu - leaders who share her right-wing creed - is particularly bad news for Palestinians, writes Tom Charles.
Comment: British support for Riyadh has long gone unchallenged, but this looks set to change next year, writes Tom Charles.