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This Is Palestine
This Is Palestine
The Institute of Middle East Understanding

'This Is Palestine' is a podcast that highlights people, issues and events around Palestine. We bring you stories from the ground in... more

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The Palestinian Town of Silwan

In this episode, host Diana Buttu will focus on Silwan, where Israel wants to build an Israeli religious theme... more

18 Sep 2021 · 16 minutes
Belal Muhammad: A Palestinian Fighter In and Out of the Octagon

In today’s episode, Omar Baddar speaks with emerging Palestinian UFC star Belal Muhammad, a Palestinian-American mixed martial artist born and... more

25 Aug 2021 · 24 minutes
Occupation Through the Eyes of a Mayor

Host Omar Baddar sits down with the mayor of Ramallah Musa Hadid and film director David Osit to discuss their... more

19 Aug 2021 · 36 minutes
Love Under Israeli Apartheid

In today’s episode, we will hear from journalist and activist Joharah Baker. She discusses the hardships of being with her... more

14 Jul 2021 · 17 minutes
The Palestinian Authority's Crackdown on Dissent

As Palestinians continue to protests against the killing of Nizar Banat, they have highlighted the discontent with the Palestinian Authority... more

07 Jul 2021 · 19 minutes
The Digital Occupation: Social Media Censorship of Palestinian Content

Palestinians are increasingly turning to social media to highlight what life is like under Israeli military rule. For example, weeks... more

07 Jun 2021 · 36 minutes
New Israeli Government: Now What?

Diana Buttu explains to Omar Baddar what the political dynamics within Israel are with Naftali Bennet on the verge of... more

03 Jun 2021 · 24 minutes
Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Palestine in U.S. Politics

One week ago, Israel was ruthlessly bombing Gaza. President Biden made a stop in Michigan to give a speech at... more

26 May 2021 · 33 minutes
A Father From Gaza

In today’s episode, we will hear from Fadi Abushammala, a community organizer based in the Gaza Strip. Fadi is also... more

15 May 2021 · 17 minutes
What's Happening in Palestine Right Now?

Amidst all the headlines and breaking news, it can be confusing to make sense of what’s happening in Palestine/Israel right... more

11 May 2021 · 19 minutes
This Is Palestine
The Palestinian Town of Silwan
This Is Palestine