• Event Video
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Arab Normalization with the Assad Regime: Domestic and International Implications.

    Apr 27, 2023

    Arab Center Washington DC held a briefing on April 25, 2023 with Dr. Bader Jamous, President of the Syrian Negotiation Commission, Sheikh Salem Al-Meslet, Pres…

  • Featured Speakers
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Arab Normalization with the Assad Regime: Domestic and International Implications

    Apr 25, 2023

    Speaker Bio:Bader Jamous is the President of the Syrian Negotiation Commission. He defected from the Assad regime at the beginning of the Syrian Revolution and…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Israel’s Normalization with Arab States Slows as Repression of Palestinians Rises

    Israel’s extreme right-wing government and its draconian policies toward the Palestinians have slowed down efforts to expand the so-called Abraham Accords, a p…

  • Policy Analysis
    SyriaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    What Does Normalization with Assad Mean for Accountability and a Political Resolution?

    Apr 18, 2023Patricia Karam

    Against the backdrop of Syria’s impending return to the Arab fold, French judges this month ordered three high-ranking Syrian intelligence officers to stand tr…

  • Webinar
    SyriaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Detainees and Forcibly Disappeared Persons in Syria: Paths to Truth and Accountability

    Apr 20, 2023

    Experts examine the extent of arbitrary detentions and enforced disappearances in Syria, outline the processes already set up to address this crisis, analyze i…

  • Op-Eds
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Why Palestinians Aren’t Joining Israel’s Protests

    Apr 7, 2023Yousef Munayyer

    In most societies, vulnerable minorities are the biggest proponents of strong and independent courts, as it is the judiciary that often shields these groups fr…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Why Palestinians Are Skipping Israel’s Protests

    Apr 7, 2023

    Diana Buttu and Yousef Munnayer discuss the Israeli protests against Netanyahu proposed "judicial reform" and the Palestinian position on these unprecedented p…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Policy of Fragmentation Harms Palestinian Hopes for a Sovereign State

    Apr 6, 2023Jonathan Kuttab

    Recent reports by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem, and others have labeled Israel an apartheid state. Thi…

  • External Readings
    Palestine/IsraelPublic Opinion

    Attitudes among Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel Regarding Participation in Protests against the Levin Plan for Judicial Reform

    Apr 3, 2023Mada al-Carmel Center

    Mada al-Carmel Center’s February 2023 position paper focused on the positions of the Palestinian community in Israel, as represented by official institutions a…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Discrimination Fuels Intra-Palestinian Violence and Crime in Israel

    Mar 30, 2023Yara M. Asi

    In recent weeks, it has been impossible to miss the protests taking place in Israel against proposed judicial reforms laid out by the country’s new extreme rig…

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Reality Check: Update from the Ground in Palestine and Israel

    Mar 24, 2023

    Leading human rights lawyer Jonathan Kuttab gives an update on the situation in Palestine under the new far-right Israeli government.

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Judicial Overhaul: Domestic and International Implications

    Mar 23, 2023

    Experts discuss recent events in Israel and their implications for the country as a whole, for Palestinians in particular, for Israeli relations with the globa…