Alice Austin

Writer

Alice Austin is a music and cultural journalist from London. She covers the intersection of politics and music with a focus on Israel-Palestine, and regularly writes for Mixmag, Beatportal, Resident Advisor, Red Bulletin, and more.

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Blog Post Children at High Risk: “After Gaza, the Most Dangerous Place for Palestinians Right Now Is East Jerusalem”

The October 7 war has led to increased violations of Palestinian children’s rights in Jerusalem and across the oPT, and defending them has become more challenging.

Blog Post Impact of Israel’s Gaza War: “Jerusalem Is Completely Isolated”

Israel’s ongoing assault on Gaza is disproportionately impacting Palestinian women in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Blog Post Update on Human Rights in East Jerusalem: “We’re in a Very Dangerous Situation”

A Palestinian human rights activist in Jerusalem describes the dangerous spike in Israeli violations of Palestinian rights there since Israel declared war on Gaza on October 7.

Blog Post Khazaaen, the Jerusalem Archive for Palestinian Social History

Khazaaen was set up with the goal of preserving the stories of Jerusalemites, but it quickly became a bigger and more far-reaching project.

Blog Post The Many Missions of the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC)

Since 1991, the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has tackled discrimination and violence against women within Palestinian society in East Jerusalem and beyond.

Blog Post In the Heart of the Old City, the African Community Society Unites Jerusalem’s Afro-Palestinians

The society brings together Jerusalemites of Chadian, Senegalese, Nigerian, and Sudanese descent to build communities and provide opportunities.

Blog Post A Visit to Bassem’s Gallery & Café: Celebrating and Preserving Palestinian Culture

Bassem’s Gallery & Café is filled with Palestinian artifacts curated by Issam Bayan and his uncle, Bassem Hallak, both of the Palestinian African community.