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Rima Kattaneh Nazzal

Palestinian political activist Rima Nazzal lives in Ramallah and is a member of the Palestinian National Council and the General Secretariat of the General Union of Palestinian Women. The Israeli occupation forces exiled her from Palestine in 1969, and she returned 27 years later in 1996. Her father’s family comes from the forcibly depopulated village of Lifta on the western outskirts of Jerusalem.


Items by Rima Kattaneh Nazzal

  • The Caesar Act and the humanitarian response to the earthquakes 

    Five days after the Turkish-Syrian earthquakes, the US Treasury announced that humanitarian relief efforts and aid will be allowed to reach Syria. The treasury said that it was a limited exception to the 2019 Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act — which covers sanctions on Syria — and noted that...

  • The UN should take a lead from the global BDS movement

    Among ongoing outrageous actions and in defiance of international law, Israel’s Habayit Hayehudi party has just approved a plan for annexing the remaining occupied Palestinian territory “while either facilitating the exit of Palestinian residents or allowing them to remain but without voting rights.” This is by no means a...