Daoud Kuttab


Daoud Kuttab is an award-winning Palestinian journalist, media activist, He is a former Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University and is currently director-general of Community Media Network, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing independent media in the Arab region, as well as a columnist for Palestine Pulse at al-Monitor, Born in Jerusalem, he began his journalism career working in the Palestinian print media (al-Fajr, al-Quds, and a-Sennara) as well as in the audiovisual field (documentary producer). He established and presided over the Jerusalem Film Institute in the 1990s. In 1995, he helped establish the Arabic Media Internet Network (AMIN) a censorship-free Arab website www.amin.org. He established and has headed from 1996 to 2007 the Institute of Modern Media at al-Quds University in Jerusalem. He is a ralso egular columnist for the Jordan Times, the Jerusalem Post, and the Daily Star in Lebanon.

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Blog Post After Four Days of Lockdown, a Jerusalem Refugee Camp Calls for Civil Disobedience

Palestinian East Jerusalem responds to a call for civil disobedience from Shu‘fat refugee camp by shutting down completely.