Author Archives: George Bisharat

About George Bisharat

George Bisharat is a professor at University of California Hastings College of the Law and writes frequently about law and politics in the Middle East.

Roots of Resistance: The Palestinian people’s most democratic moment

George Bisharat says the true upsurge of grassroots sentiment and activism during the first intifada momentarily shifted the political initiative out of the hands of diaspora elders and political fixers and into the hands of a youthful decentralized leadership in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. This post is part of the series “Roots of Resistance: 25 year retrospective on the first intifada.”

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