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Marwa Fatafta

Marwa is a Palestinian writer and civil society activist based in Berlin. In daytime, she works at Transparency International Secretariat while in the evening she is researching digital activism and non-violent resistance in Palestine as part of her second MA thesis. She is also a policy member at Al-Shabaka, The Palestinian Policy Network.

Previously, Marwa worked as a Communications Manager at the British Consulate General in Jerusalem. She was a Fulbright scholar to the US, and holds an MA in International Relations from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.

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Latest posts by Marwa Fatafta

8 March 2017

Palestinians Mourn ‘Intellectual-Activist’ Killed in Gun Battle With Israeli Forces

"Why is his people absent? Who was those that were supposed to protect him? Who was supposed to hide him?"

27 February 2017

Palestinian Journalist Describes Days of Torture, Mysterious Injections by Palestinian Intelligence

Global Voices Advocacy

“Open a funeral house for me, you will hear about my death soon.”

13 February 2017

Palestinian Authority Bans Novel for ‘Threatening Morality and Public Decency’

The Palestinian Authority's decision to ban a novel is being met with a lot of resistance.

13 January 2017

Israel Advances New ‘Facebook Bill’, Threatening Free Speech

Global Voices Advocacy

Between October 2015 and January 2016 alone, Israel arrested 150 Palestinians on the grounds of "incitement through social media."

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