Ramona Wadi is a freelance journalist, feature writer, political analyst, book reviewer and blogger. She specialises in Palestine, Chile and Latin America in general, writing about diverse subjects such as the Nakba, Palestinian anti-colonial struggle, the Palestinian right of return, historical and collective memory, the ramifications of the Chilean dictatorship, human rights violations, the disappeared (desaparecidos), humanitarian aid and human rights abuses, foreign intervention, indigenous struggle, the Chilean New Song movement, refugee trajectories and displacement.
She conducted interviews with activists, legal experts and academics across Palestine, Chile, Argentina and Cuba. Through her work she has also spoken with, and interviewed torture survivors and relatives of the disappeared in Chile, Mapuche activists and poets, pioneers of the Chilean New Song movement and the Cuban Nueva Trova.
Her work is published in Middle East Monitor, Mint Press News, TRT World and Global Comment. Other bylines include NACLA, The Region, The New Arab, Middle East Eye, The Arab Weekly, TeleSUR English, Upside Down World, Toward Freedom, the Journal for Palestinian Refugee Studies, Gramsci Oggi, Latino America, The Palestine Chronicle, Al Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultation, AH Tribune, Truthout and others, including translations in several languages.
Ramona is also a freelance artist working in watercolour, charcoal and soft pastel. Her art may be found at Paintings and Metaphors.