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.
Comment: Secretary of State Blinken will likely bring an 'acceptable' veneer to US enabling of Israel, but little concrete change, writes Ramona Wadi.
Comment: Ambiguous UN ideals of hope and peace ignore the political imbalances that have granted Israel impunity at the expense of Palestinian rights and autonomy, writes Ramona Wadi.
Book Club: Najwa Bin Shatwan's unforgettable novel explores questions of race, class, and freedom in nineteenth century Libya.
Comment: As the Israeli-UAE 'peace' agreement takes centre stage, it deflects from a renewed siege on Gaza and the UN's failure to address Israel's settler colonialism, writes Ramona Wadi.
Comment: Dropping the term 'annexation' will make it easier for Israel to continue its colonial project without being reprimanded by the international community, writes Ramona Wadi.
The New Arab Meets: Huzama Habayeb, an award-winning Palestinian novelist who explores the relationship between exile and nostalgia in her groundbreaking work.
Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.
Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes Ramona Wadi.
Literature has always been a critical tool in communicating the Palestinian experience of exile and loss.
Comment: Trump and Netanyahu's plans for annexation build on a legacy of impunity for colonial violence, tacitly approved by the international community, writes Ramona Wadi.