Yumna Patel

Yumna Patel

Yumna Patel is a multimedia freelance journalist based in Bethlehem, Palestine. You can find her on twitter @yumna_patel.

Articles by this author

A demonstrator holds up a sign during an anti-annexation protest in Tel Aviv on June 6th, 2020. (Photo: Twitter) Views
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Thousands Protest Against Annexation. But Is It Enough?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government are facing pushback over plans to annex large swaths of the occupied West Bank as early as next month, with Israeli and Palestinian protestors taking to the streets to voice their opposition to the plans over the weekend. Thousands of...
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Netanyahu and Trump at the White House, Jan. 27, 2020. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Palestinians Brace for the Worst Ahead of Trump’s 'Peace Plan'
The anticipation can be felt across the country as Palestinians and Israelis alike wait, some with hope and many with dread, for US President Donald Trump to reveal his “peace plan” for the region on Tuesday. While the details of the long-awaited “Deal of the Century” have largely been left up to...
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"Over the past 16 years, Israel’s army has killed on average 11 children a month." (Photo: Alberto Hugo Rojas/flickr/cc) Views
Monday, December 30, 2019
A Decade in Review: Palestinians Who Stood Out, and Took a Stand, Over the Last 10 Years
As we looked back on the past 10 years in Palestine, we highlighted the moments that shaped the decade —for the better, and for the worse. In most of the stories we highlighted—of popular resistance movements, boycott campaigns, and the strength of the human spirit, more often than not, there were...
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Israeli police forces violently detain a Palestinian protester in Jerusalem (Photo: Alexi Falson) Views
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
‘America Crossed Every Red Line’: Palestinians in Jerusalem Protest New US Embassy
Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets of Jerusalem in protest as American and Israeli officials celebrated the inauguration of the US Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba. As US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared...
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