Author Archives: Sami Sulaiman

About Sami Sulaiman

Sami Sulaiman is a Palestinian-American from Brooklyn, NY and currently works in public health on national HIV care. He studied religion in college and will soon attend graduate school for Middle Eastern studies.

Blaming Rachel Corrie

Oppressive and violent systems have different ideologies, different victims, different beneficiaries, and different experiences. But there are skeletal frameworks and forms that are present in them all. Whether expressed through media, or, as in the case of Rachel Corrie, through legal opinion, the intention of this rhetoric is always the same. It is to create both a literal and metaphorical landscape of ethical suspension.

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Question for Israel: Where are the Palestinian Gandhis . . . and what have you done with them?

Sami Sulaiman would like to see pro-Palestinian activists respond to the question, “Where is the Palestinian Gandhi?” with the same question.

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