Rodrigo is a journalist and PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Centre. He has worked in policy analysis on the Middle East in South Africa, as well as in Palestinian and Iranian human rights organisations in Palestine and the UK.
Comment: Like the NYPD in New York, Israeli authorities are using draconian laws and newly formed cyber units to monitor individuals engaged in 'dangerous' or 'subversive' behaviour writes Nick Rodrigo
Comment: Clinton's proximity to US police and security forces means she would probably pass legislation expanding their ability to monitor communities, at the cost of civil liberties, writes Nick Rodrigo
Abbas hopes to bring South Africa into this new gambit by Paris to kick-start the peace process consistently stalled due to Palestinian fractiousness and Israeli land expropriation, writes Nick Rodrigo.