“A star of true and honourable journalism” — Abdel Bari Atwan
“Wicked investigative reporting” — Ali Abunimah
“Essential reporting” — Max Blumenthal
“One of my favourite journalists working today” — Matt Kennard
Asa Winstanley is an investigative journalist living in London who writes about Palestine and the Middle East. He has been visiting Palestine since 2004.
Other publications he’s written for include: Al-Akhbar English (Lebanon), Middle East Eye, The National, Jacobin, Ceasefire Magazine, New Left Project, Jerusalem Media and Communications Centre, the Morning Star and Freedom.
He wrote a chapter in the book Israel and Gaza: Behind the Media Veil, published by MEMO in 2014. Along with Frank Barat, he was the editor of Corporate Complicity in Israel’s Occupation (Pluto Press) a collection of written and spoken evidence from the London session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine.
Asa Winstanley is originally from south Wales, first went to Palestine at the end of 2004 and worked in the occupied West Bank until 2007. Among other things, he was media coordinator for the International Solidarity Movement, and later wrote for and was an editor at the late Palestine Times, the first Palestinian English-language daily newspaper published in the occupied West Bank.
To send information, commission an article, request a media appearance or anything else, email me on: . Twitter: @AsaWinstanley. I can’t promise to reply to all emails, but I do appreciate all tips and leads, and will reply to any I use.
Here is my Scribd account, which I’ve used in the past to publish certain documents — a useful tool for buttressing articles with source documentation. I publish most documents straight to the EI site these days though.
About this website
Everything posted here is protected by copyright, unless otherwise mentioned. You must contact me before republishing some of my work. It is fine to post a short extract (three paragraphs) as long as you credit both me and the original publication, and link to the original article.
Some of my critics
“No need to read this nonsense” — Tony Blair’s former spin doctor, John McTernan
“A bit dogmatic” — Toby Young
“Asa Winstanley! … He’s a dickhead … these people are sad, sad tossers … they can go die in a hole” — Ella Rose, director of the Jewish Labour Movement and former Israeli embassy officer.
“Absolutely appalling and vapid” — Times of Israel blogger Jenni Frazer
“[Among] some of Britain’s worst extremists” — Anonymous Harry’s Place blogger
“A hit in anti-Israel circles… [has] links to terror-enabling organisations” — Anonymous blogger at UK Media Watch, the anti-Palestinian website formerly known as CiFWatch.