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Socially engaged art: the feminist genre of change?

Fighting for women’s freedom from harassment, activist Yasmeen Mjalli discusses how she weaponises the medium of protest art to create social change in the West Bank

The All Student Vote 'Peace through Education' has been reopened. Voting is open until Friday 12th of December. Photo: Students' Union

Student vote on renewed link with Al-Najah University reopens

The All Student Vote ‘Peace through Education’ has reopened. It proposes to renew links with Al-Najah University and to provide an annual scholarship for a student from there.

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Debate 1: Palestine reaches for statehood, but is it ready?

On 23 September Mahmoud Abbas, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and head of the Palestinian Authority, officially submitted a bid to UN Secretary…

Stories from the West Bank: A Curfew Day in the Camp

Last year the University of Manchester Students’ Union mandated The Mancunion to feature the stories of students at Al-Najah University, which our students’ union is twinned with. Al-Najah is based in Nablus, in the West Bank. The aim of this is to show the everyday experiences of students in the Palestinian territories. Here is an account given by student Sa’ed Abu Ayash.