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Nusayba Hammad and Thayer Hastings

On Basel al-Araj’s Assassination: End Security Coordination Between the Palestinian Authority and Israel

[“Disgraced Authority”, Palestinians and allies held a demonstration protesting security collaboration between the PA and Israel at the PLO offices in Washington, DC.]

From a mural of Basel al-Araj in Nazareth:  بدك تصير مثقف؟ لازم تكون مثقف مشتبك!  واذا ما بدك تشتبك؟ لا فيّك ولا في ثقافتك Basel al-Araj was 31 years old when the Israeli military assassinated him in his apartment in al-Bireh, Palestine, on Monday, 6 March 2017. A respected intellectual, community activist, and organizer, Basel was known for his knowledge of Palestinian history, leading educational activities for Palestinian youth, and his outspoken position ...

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Nusayba Hammad and Thayer Hastings


Nusayba Hammad is a Palestinian-American organizer and communications specialist in the DC area. She holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality from the University of Virginia. Nusayba serves on the board of the DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival

Thayer Hastings is a master's candidate at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies of Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Thayer has worked with local Palestinian and international non-governmental organizations, including BADIL Resource Center, the American Friends Service Committee and the Rachel Corrie Foundation.