Liqa Affaneh

Liqa Affaneh
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Liqa Affaneh graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago majoring in political science.

Palestinians Haven’t Forgotten Hillary Clinton’s AIPAC Speech

As most of you may know or have watched, Hillary Clinton spoke at the AIPAC conference on March 21, 2016. This conference is the most important pro-Israel event of the year. Usually there are more than 10, 000 attendees from community members to student activists nationwide as well as more than half of the US Senate and one third...

Professor Hawkins Punished for Supporting “One Nation under God and Justice for All”

Professor Larycia Hawkins is being punished for standing in solidarity with Muslims during a time where Islamophobia remains a reality amongst other countless, discriminatory realities Americans continue to face, even as we have entered a new year in the 21st century. Professor Hawkins’ actions have been recently challenged by Wheaton College, an evangelical Christian school in a Chicago suburb,...

Palestinian Activist Bassem Tamimi: Part of the Only “Peace Process” Worth Pursuing

Many media outlets portray Palestinians as terrorists. However, the story of many Palestinians living through each day of the occupation of their land the best way they can is rarely told. I am fortunate to be living in a city like Chicago that has a very active Arab-American community plus many organizations that promote human rights, justice, and self-determination...

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