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Ramona Wadi

Ramona Wadi

Wadi

Ramona Wadi is an independent researcher, freelance journalist, book reviewer and blogger specialising in the struggle for memory in Chile and Palestine, colonial violence and the manipulation of international law.

Opinion: Despite promises of walking back on Trump-era policies on Palestine, both the Biden administration and the United Nations will likely maintain the gains made for Israel, writes Ramona Wadi.

13 October, 2021

Book Club: Louis Yako's latest book veers away from the pre-prescribed understanding of post-conflict Iraq - that of securitisation, sectarianism and humanitarianism - to focus on the lived experiences of various Iraqi academics who live in exile.

13 October, 2021

Book Club: Edward Said's contribution both to Palestinian literature and Postcolonialism as a theoretical discipline remains unparalleled. In this searing new biography, Timothy Brennan provides an exhaustive account of the man's life and legacy.

08 September, 2021

Opinion: Taken at face value, Israel appears to be attempting a new approach in policy towards the Palestinians. But the real agenda is saving the PA to ensure continued Palestinian repression, writes Ramona Wadi.

06 September, 2021

Said Habib's debut text is an enchanting retrospection of Palestinians lives, and how previously mundane realities were then impacted by political events. It is a poignant reminder of the power of memory and Palestinian existence as resistance.

11 August, 2021

Opinion: The PA's authoritarian efforts to quash calls for accountability and justice will only serve to further unite Palestinians against them, writes Ramona Wadi.

23 July, 2021

Book Club: Despite over twenty inquiries into Israel's human rights abuses against the Palestinians, the international community has consistently thwarted a response. Lori Allen's new book chronicles these attempts and how the Palestinians persevere.

16 June, 2021

Book Club: Liat Berdugo's The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East delves straight into the concept of visual imagery, politics, psychology and dissemination.

12 May, 2021

Book Club: Hanan Karaman Munayyer’s latest book explores the history, tradition, and significance of traditional Palestinian costume as a poignant, continued example of aesthetic political resistance and national identity.

23 April, 2021

Book Club: Sonia Nimr's fantastical story reads like a series of folktales in which the circles of life come together when the struggle is abandoned.

03 March, 2021