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O.I.L. Monthly Edition (October 2013)

[Nili, Israeli settlement in West Bank, taken from Naaleh. Image by Michael Jacobson.] [Nili, Israeli settlement in West Bank, taken from Naaleh. Image by Michael Jacobson.]

[This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on the Occupations, Interventions,and Law (O.I.L.) Page. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of O.I.L.-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that Jadaliyya strives for, but the views are solely the ones of their authors. If you are interested in contributing to Jadaliyya, send us your post with your bio and a release form to post@jadaliyya.com [click "Submissions" on the main page for more information]

O.I.L. Media Roundup (30 October), O.I.L. Editors
A biweekly collection of pertinent articles on Occupations, Interventions, and Law published by various outlets. 

NEWTON in Focus: Palestine-Israel, Anthony Alessandrini, Bassam Haddad, Suzanne Saleeby
A report highlighting NEWTON pieces relevant to the study of Palestine-Israel.

Rethinking US-Egyptian Bilateral Relations: A Rights-Based Approach, Corinna Mullin, Suzanne Adely, Azadeh Shahshahani
Mullin, Adley, and Shahshahani provide a critique of US complicity and aid in violence in Egypt, both at the hands of the Egyptian military and what the authors term "Egypt's National Security State."

New Texts Out Now: Noura Erakat and Mouin Rabbani, Aborted State? The UN Initiative and New Palestinian Junctures, Noura Erakat and Mouin Rabbani
An interview with co-Editors Noura Erakat and Mouin Rabbani on their new book, Aborted State? The UN Initiative and New Palestinian Junctures.

الجولة الأسبوعية على موقع المفكرة القانونية, Legal Agenda
Legal Agenda provides an update on legal events in Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt as well as articles and news published by the organization.

A Guide to Administrative Detention, Visualizing Palestine
Visualizing Palestine provides an info graphic on Israel practices of holding Palestinian prisoners without charge or trial for months and years at a time.

Collaboration and Creativity: Dina Omar on the Third Annual Students for Justice in Palestine-National Conference, Emily Koppelman
An interview with student organizer and National Students for Justice in Palestine organizer Dina Omar.

Maryam Zohny on Palestine, Activism, and Solidarity, Maryam Zohny
An interview with activist Maryam Zohny, as part of an ongoing Profile of a Contemporary Conduit series on Jadaliyya.

The Discourse of Terror: An Interview with Judith Butler, Cihan Aksan and Jon Bailes
An interview with Butler from Aksan and Bailes' book Weapon of the Strong: Conversations on US State Terrorism.

Uprooted, Visualizing Palestine
Visualizing Palestine provides an infographic on the Israeli practice of uprooting Palestinian olive trees.

Snatch and Render from Libya, Vijay Prashad
Prashad surveys UN Support Mission in LIbya (UNSMIL) attempts to establish rule of law in post-war Libya in light of past US and UK that blatantly flouted international law in pursuit of foreign policy goals.

O.I.L. Media Roundup (9 October), O.I.L. Editors
A biweekly collection of pertinent articles on Occupations, Interventions, and Law published by various outlets. 

Lyrics Revolt, Allison L. McManus
Film review of Lyrics Revolt, Directed by Shannon Farhoud, Melanie Fridgant, Rana Khaled, and Ashlene Ramadan. Torath Productions, 2012.

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