Palestine Deep Dive

Palestine Deep Dive

Palestine Deep Dive: Connecting Palestinian realities to Western audiences. We are a bold new media platform challenging the mainstream, committed to empowering and maximising the impact of Palestinian voices.


April 18, 2024 19 mins

Matt Kennard breaks down Declassified UK's investigations into Britain's military activity towards Gaza amid Israel's ongoing genocide. He also exposes the role of the Israel Lobby in Britain and the colonial reality of Zionism.

Matt Kennard is an investigative journalist and co-founder of @DeclassifiedUK. He is the author of three books: Irregular Army, The Racket & Silent Coup.

Ahmed Alnaouq is a Palestinian journalist from G...

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Chris Gunness demands the UK immediately restores all funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency which provides essential aid to Palestinians in Gaza.

He also warns that third party states freezing aid to UNRWA at a time when the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled it is ‘plausible’ that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza may well make these states complicit in that genocide.

Gunness demands the UK and othe...

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Hala Abulebdeh and Ahmed Alnaouq expose the horrific tragedies Israel has inflicted on both their families in Gaza.

Speaking exclusively to Palestine Deep Dive, Palestinian Pharmacist and University of Glasgow alumna, Hala Abulebdeh, tells how she waited an agonising 45 days before hearing news of...

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Richard Sanders is an award winning film director with over 25 years experience. He was Senior Producer on Al Jazeera’s The Labour Files, and his latest film with Al Jazeera’s Investigation Unit, October 7, has just been released.

Al Jazeera says, “the I-Unit reveals widespread human rights abuses by Hamas fighters and others who followed them through the fence from Gaza into Israel.”

But the investigations also finds that “many of...

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Nidal Younis is the mayor of Masafer Yatta and head of the Masafer Yatta village council. He has been active in attempts to save his community since the 1990s. Interview recorded February 29 2024. Masafer Yatta is a Palestinian hamlet in the occupied West Bank, which has been fighting for its survival. Israel's occupation forces declared this area made up of 12 Palestinian villages a firing zone in the 1980s. By 1999, the Israeli a...

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Dr Ghada Karmi is a Palestinian Author, Academic and Doctor of Medicine, who was forced from her home in Jerusalem in the Nakba of 1948.

Hala Hanina is a Women's Rights Activist and PhD Student from Gaza.

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The Bomb That Killed My Family | Ahmed Alnaouq, Huda Ammori & Andrew Feinstein

Ahmed Alnaouq is a Palestinian journalist from Gaza and co-founder of We Are Not Numbers.

Huda Ammori is a British-Palestinian-Iraqi activist, campaigner and co-founder of Palestine Action.

Andrew Feinstein is a Jewish ex-African National Congress MP who served under Nelson Mandela. He is also an award-winning writer, journalist and filmmaker specia...

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Stephen Marks is Jewish member of Jewish Voice for Labour. He is a former county councillor and was previously elected to the Labour Party’s National Constitutional Committee.

Jenny Manson is a British Jewish activist, author, former civil servant, former Labour Party councillor for Colindale on Barnet London Borough Council, and co-chair of Jewish Voice for Labour.

Interview recorded on Wednesday 24th January.

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Dania Abul Haj is a Palestinian lawyer from occupied Jerusalem. She is a Legal Officer for the International Centre of Justice for Palestinians.

Tayab Ali is the Director of the International Centre of Justice for Palestinians. He is also Head of International Law at Bindmans LLP.

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Hosted by investigative journalist and co-founder of @DeclassifiedUK, Matt Kennard. Matt is the author of three books: Irregular Army, The Racket & Silent Coup.

Mohammed El-Kurd is an internationally touring and award-winning poet, writer, journalist, and organiser from Jerusalem, occupied Palestine.

Hala Hanina is a Palestinian women's rights activist and PhD student from Gaza.

Ahmed Alnaouq is a Palestinian journalist from Ga...

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Prominent UK Human Rights Lawyer Daniel Machover says:

- Genocide Convention MUST BE INVOKED at International Court of Justice

- ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan has “FAILED IN ONE OF HIS MAIN DUTIES” to create a deterrent for Israel’s crimes against Palestinians -

Netanyahu CAN be arrested

Daniel Machover is a leading British human rights lawyer who has represented clients in some of the most high profile civil cases in the UK includ...

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Sir Vincent Fean is a former British diplomat and ambassador with 39 years of experience. He served as Consul-General in Jerusalem (2010-14), Ambassador to Libya (2006-10), and High Commissioner to Malta.  

An Arabist, he has engaged in senior policy-making, government affairs and negotiation in Whitehall, the Middle East and Western Europe.

He is now Vice-Chair of the Balfour Project (, a UK charity raising ...

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Palestine Deep Dive and Double Down News host an emergency event, Gaza Frontline, hearing from four Palestinians from Gaza on Nov 8th at the Frontline Club, London.

The discussion is chaired by investigative journalist Matt Kennard, co-founder of Declassified UK.

For a month now, Israel, a nuclear-armed military superpower, has conducted its biggest and harshest bombardments against the captive population of the Gaza Strip, leaving...

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As hostilities entered the thirteenth day, Israel's relentless bombardments on Gaza continued, resulting in an additional 307 Palestinians killed in the past 24 hours (as of 17:00), according to the United Nations.

This brings the cumulative fatality toll in the Gaza Strip to 3,785, including at least 1,524 children, according to the Ministry of Health in Gaza. Hundreds of additional fatalities are believed to be trapped under the...

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On UN World Mental Health Day, Palestine Deep Dive presents: Palestine’s Mental Health Crisis: Personal and Collective Trauma Under Israeli Occupation

Dr Samah Jabr is the Director of the Mental Health Unit of Palestine’s Ministry of Health in the West Bank and is a trained psychiatrist.

Her practice goes beyond clinical consultation and training, but also addresses the wider Palestinian community's suffering from the ills of Israe...

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Picking up from where we left off in our June show “Defending the Right to Boycott: Confronting the UK’s Anti-BDS Bill”, (covered here in Al Jazeera) we’ll be learning whether the UK government has indeed been paying attention to British-Palestinians who have been voicing their deep concerns about the moral and legal legitimacy of this Bill, or whether they have attempted to erase them from the discussion altogether, as some report...

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This summer marks 17 years of Israel’s hermetic siege and blockade of Gaza, the longest siege of the 21st century.

Israel has been placing Palestinians under a suffocating blockade, which constitutes an unprecedented form of collective punishment in a stark violation of international humanitarian law, say Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor.

The 2.2 million Palestinians living in Gaza today have endured rounds of Israel’s lethal aerial a...

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We speak exclusively to the “godfather of human rights” Kenneth Roth on how the international community should be responding to the realities on the ground in Palestine and Israel today.

Kenneth Roth is an American attorney, human rights activist and writer. He was the executive director of Human Rights Watch from 1993 to 2022.

Writing for Deutsche Welle earlier this year, Roth asserts that after 56 years the pretence of Israel’s o...

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Andrew Whitley is founder & executive director of Geo-Political Advisory Services (GPAS) & Chair of the Balfour Project. Andrew has had an expansive career first as a journalist for the BBC & Financial Times, before serving as the New York Director of UNRWA & then as Policy Director & interim Chief Executive of The Elders.

UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Work Agency) was established in 1949 by the UN Genera...

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Israel’s military occupation has morphed the entire occupied Palestinian territory into an open-air prison, where Palestinians are constantly confined, surveilled and disciplined, UN Special Rapporteur for the oPt Francesca Albanese demonstrates in a new report to the Human Rights Council.

While the report finds that since 1967, over 800,000 Palestinians, including children as young as 12, have been arrested and detained under Isra...

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