Rachel Shabi
Freelance
Rachel Shabi is an award-winning journalist specialising in the Middle East, and author of Not the Enemy – Israel’s Jews from Arab Lands (2009).

Written by Rachel Shabi

Protests outside the Ministry of Interior are a near permanent fixture in central Tunis. Photo by Chedly Ben Ibrahim

Essay/
Art
In Tunis

The Arab Spring began in Tunisia, and now its artists and dancers are keeping the flame of protest alive

Rachel Shabi

A boy in Haret al Khalayla plays against the backdrop of Givat Ze’ev. All photos by Tanya Habjouqa

Essay/
Demography and migration
Wrong side of the fence

In taking the logic of settlement to extremes and shutting out minorities of every stripe, Israel damages only itself

Rachel Shabi