Ahmed Abu Artema

is a Palestinian writer and activist who believes in civil nonviolent struggle to achieve justice, freedom, and equality.

His visionary writings about nonviolence inspired the Great March of Return in 2018, and have appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, Journal of Palestine Studies, Middle East Eye, and other outlets. He was profiled in the Al Jazeera documentary Between Fire and Sea.

No Choice but to Break Free: An Interview with Ahmed Abu Artema

As part of a dossier on the international movement for Palestinian liberation, Viewpoint asked psychologist and scholar Lara Sheehi to interview Ahmed Abu Artema, one of the main organizers of the Great March of Return. Interview and English translation: Lara Sheehi Lara Sheehi: Would you mind first introducing yourself to our readers, knowing how important the question is in the… Read more →