Beshara Doumani


Beshara Doumani is a former editor of Middle East Report

Articles by this Author
Israeli Interrogation Methods: A View from Jalameh

In June 1996, Bashar Tarabieh, a resident of the US, visited his family in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. On August 19, three days before he was scheduled to return to the US, he was arrested at 2:15 am by Israeli security service and...

After Oslo

Abu Farid's House

Driving to Salfit through the villages of Yasuf and Iskaka on a sunny fall day is an exhilarating experience. The asphalt road winds like a snake through hill after hill dotted by olive trees whose clusters of tiny, pastel green leaves shimmer in...

"Something Was in the Air All of 1987"

Mahmoud and Naji, both in their early twenties, are full-time participants in the uprising. Both were politically active before the uprising and, in addition to joining demonstrations, they play leading roles in local neighborhood committees...

Findley, They Dare to Speak Out

Paul Findley, They Dare to Speak Out: People and Institutions Confront Israel’s Lobby (Westport, CT: Lawrence Hill and Company, 1985).

"The People Have Refused to Back Down"

Azmi Shuaibi is a dentist and a leading member of al-Bira municipal council, now disbanded by the Israeli military government. He comes from a peasant background, from the village of Dayr Ghassana in the West Bank, and was educated at Cairo...

Two Views of Said, The Question of Palestine

Edward W. Said, The Question of Palestine (New York: Quandrangle, 1979).

In the late 1950s, my political education began at the knees, or rather the soapboxes, of Union Square’s old lefties. Saturday...