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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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Censoring Palestinian Student Activism

In this episode of “This is Palestine,” we speak with Palestinian American Columbia student Maryam Alwan about the rise in... more

13 May 2024 · 24 minutes
Healing Under Genocide: Gaza's Healthcare Crisis

Over the past six months, Israel has internationally destroyed Gaza’s healthcare system as part of its genocidal campaign. By November... more

30 Mar 2024 · 26 minutes
Confronting Genocide: Insights from the ICJ Ruling on Israel

In this episode, host Diana Buttu speaks with Palestinian human rights lawyer Ahmed Abofoul about South Africa’s case at the... more

20 Mar 2024 · 18 minutes
Gaza: World's Deadliest Place for Journalists

In this episode, we take a deeper look into Israel’s deliberate targeting and killing of Palestinian journalists in Gaza. Killing... more

12 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
The Silencing of Palestinian Students in Israeli Universities

In the aftermath of October 7, Palestinian students at Israeli higher education institutions quickly faced attacks for their social media... more

31 Jan 2024 · 22 minutes
Connecting Gaza To The World

On October the 27th, Israel cut off all phone and internet communications to the Gaza Strip, further plunging the area... more

23 Jan 2024 · 15 minutes
Recap: South Africa & Israel’s Week 1 at the ICJ

The case in which South Africa accuses Israel of violating the genocide convention at the International Court of Justice began... more

13 Jan 2024 · 25 minutes
South Africa Charges Israel with Genocide: What You Need to Know

This week, South Africa is accusing Israel of committing genocide in front of the International Court of Justice or the... more

11 Jan 2024 · 33 minutes
Reverend Mitri Raheb: Why Christmas in Palestine is Canceled This Year

Last month, the Bethlehem municipality announced the cancellation of Christmas celebrations in the city of Christ’s birth, as a gesture... more

20 Dec 2023 · 18 minutes
Hope Amidst Ruins: Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sitta’s Frontline Testimony in Gaza

For our 100th episode, Diana Buttu speaks with Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sitta, a renowned British-Palestinian doctor. Just two days into Israel's... more

15 Dec 2023 · 30 minutes
This Is Palestine
Censoring Palestinian Student Activism
This Is Palestine