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Randa Abdel-Fattah


Randa Abdel-Fattah is a Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University researching the generational impact of the war on terror on post 9/11 youth and an award-winning author of over 11 novels.

From the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and other journalists by Israel, to Western governments' policies that weaponise antisemitism and criminalise BDS, these are all tactics intended to silence Palestine solidarity, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

16 May, 2022

Filled with familiar motifs and sensationalised moral panics over radicalisation, the British government’s Islamophobic plot targeting Muslim schools is the latest chapter in the never ending story of Islamophobia, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

22 March, 2022

The killing of 51 Muslims in Christchurch three years ago is rooted in New Zealand's historical genocide of Indigenous people, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

14 March, 2022

The recent success of the boycott of the 2022 Sydney Festival not only reveals the power of BDS, but also how solidarity and community building is always necessary for victory, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.  

07 March, 2022

Opinion: Randa Abdel-Fattah sets about recording an oral family history as an act of resistance against the apparent inaudibility of Palestine.

18 May, 2021

Comment: Too many 'progressives' are unwilling to extend their anti-racist and anti-colonial values to support for Palestine, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

14 July, 2020

Comment: Eurovision is being hosted by an apartheid state, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

13 May, 2019

Comment: You were so busy telling us to keep quiet and conform, you overlooked the most deadly threat of them all, writes Randa Abdel-Fattah.

16 March, 2019