Published Work

AVIVA’S INVESTIGATIVE WORK AND REPORTING

Extreme Isolation for U.S. Prisoners Shield “Torture” from Public View and Accountability
The Intercept  • October 2017

“The Siege” Illuminates the Point of View of Palestinian Fighters
The Village Voice  • October 2017

Poster Campaign Calls Brooklyn College Students ‘Terrorist Supporters’
The Village Voice  • October 2017

The End of DACA Is the Latest Nightmare for Undocumented Muslims
Vice • September 2017

Khader El-Yateem Could Be the First Socialist Palestinian Pastor on the City Council
The Village Voice (print) • September 2017

Young South Asian Women in Queens Take on Islamophobia and the Patriarchy
The Village Voice (print) • August 2017

A Black Trans Woman With PTSD Facing Prison Has Not Been Allowed Access to a Mental Health Court
Rewire • August 2017

Why Is ICE Closing Its Only Detention Center for Transgender Detainees?
Vice Magazine • June 2017

The Muslim Millennial Leading the Anti-Trump Resistance
Vice • June 2017

Coming Soon: A Rare Look At How Terrorism Cases Are Made
The Village Voice • May 2017

Masjid al-Rabia Is a Mosque for All Muslims
Teen Vogue • March 2017

The NYPD Just Agreed to New Oversight When Spying on Citizens
Vice • March 2017

LGBT groups speak out against Trump’s ‘bigotry screening’ for Muslims
Middle East Eye • February 2017

Dream On: Being a DACA Enrollee in Trump’s America
Harper’s • January 2017

Behind Bars for 6 Months, Teen Accused of Killing Abusive Father Awaits Justice
Broadly • January 2017

A March Against Hate Shows Bay Ridge Grappling With Trump’s America
The Village Voice • January 2017

New York’s Indo-Carribean Community Honors Its Victims of Domestic Violence
Jezebel • January 2017

New York’s Pro-Israel Blacklist
The Village Voice • December 2016

How Do We Unlearn Racism?
Complex • November 2016

A Shadowy Website Targets Student Protesters With ‘Classic McCarthyism’
The Village Voice • October 2016

How a Clinton-Era Law Is Still Criminalizing Immigrants Today
Vice • October 2016

The Questionable Science Behind Government Terrorist-Prevention Efforts 
Vice • October 2016

The Impossibility of Asylum When You Have a Criminal Record
Vice • September 2016

Were these College Students Targeted for Disciplinary Action Because of their Pro-Palestine Politics?
The Nation • September 2016

Is a Prison Strike Leader Being Falsely Accused of Inciting Terrorism?
AlterNet • August 2016

Here’s Who Profits Off of Mass Incarceration After Private Prisons Close
Broadly • August 2016

How Immigrants Get Deported for Alleged Gang Involvement
Vice • August 2016

How Do You Stop the Surveillance State from Spreading? It’s a Lot Trickier Than You Might Think
AlterNet • July 2016

Trans Woman on 31st Day of Hunger Strike to Protest Housing Conditions in Jail
Broadly • July 2016

‘This Is an Epidemic’: How NYC Public Schools Punish Girls for Being Raped
Broadly • June 2016

South Asian migrants say they were put in ‘body bags’ for deportation from US
The Guardian • May 2016

FBI Is Manufacturing Terror Plots Against Jewish-Americans, Driving Divisions Between Jews and Muslims
AlterNet • May 2016

Concern over ‘political’ use of solitary confinement in European prisons
The Guardian • May 2016

Opening the Door: What Will It Take to End Long-Term Solitary Confinement in America’s Prisons? Colorado Could Be the First to Find Out
Solitary Watch • April 2016 (co-authored with Jean Casella)

How Much NYPD Spying Is Too Much NYPD Spying?
Gothamist • April 2016

Why Sex Criminals Get Locked Up Forever
Vice • April 2016

With All Eyes on Trump, Obama Is Using “Legal Fiction” To Deport Muslims
AlterNet • April 2016

NYPD Using Cold War Excuse To Block Information On Muslim Spying
Gothamist • March 2016

Reclaiming What It Means to Be Muslim, One Open Mic at a Time
Broadly • February 2016

This Four-Year Saga Shows How the US Became the Global Cops in the War on Terror
Vice News • February 2016

The Shocking, Painful Trauma of Being a Trans Prisoner in Solitary Confinement
Broadly • January 2016

Brooklyn College Students: NYPD Illegally Spied On Us & Lied About It
Gothamist • January 2016

Immigrant Detainees Accuse US of Using Sleep Deprivation During Hunger Strike
Vice News • December 2015

More Than 100 US Immigrant Detainees Are On Hunger Strike This Thanksgiving
Vice News • November 2015

NYPD Admits Spying On Muslim College Students But Denies “Overarching Blanket Surveillance”
Gothamist • November 2015

Inside The Yarl’s Wood Immigration Center Protests
The Establishment • November 2015

NYPD Undercover “Converted” To Islam To Spy On Brooklyn College Students
Gothamist • October 2015

A New Report Shows How Horrible Life Behind Bars Is for LGBT People
Vice • October 2015

How Britain Does Supermax: In Her Majesty’s Prisons, Long-Term Isolation Is Rare—But Still Harsh for the Few Who Endure It
Solitary Watch • October 2015

How US immigration officers use dubious identity papers to deport people
Al Jazeera America • September 2015

The Uphill Battle to Make Prison Safer for Trans Women
Vice • April 2015

British and American Immigrant Detainees Are Going on Hunger Strikes for the Same Rights
Vice • March 2015

The Fear of Homegrown Terror Is Breeding Repression in the UK
Truth-Out • March 2015

In Canada, a Death in Prison Sparks Debate, Lawsuits Over Solitary Confinement
Solitary Watch • February 2015

New Federal Supermax Prison Will Double Capacity for Extreme Solitary Confinement
Solitary Watch • January 2015

UN Committee on Torture Questions U.S. Record on Solitary Confinement
Solitary Watch • November 2014

Could NYC’s Immigration Reform Spark a Federal Crackdown?
Gothamist • October 2014

American Experts Urge British Not to Believe What They Hear About US Prison Conditions
Solitary Watch • September 2014

Trangender Women in New York State Prisons Face Solitary Confinement and Sexual Assault
Solitary Watch • August 2014

Bronx Protesters Demand Justice For Death Of Mentally Ill Rikers Inmate
Gothamist • June 2014

In a Maryland Jail, Teens Charged As Adults Face Isolation and Neglect
Solitary Watch  • June 2014

Why Are Queer Activists and Muslim Scholars Holding Vigils Outside a Manhattan Prison?
The Nation • May 2014

New York City’s New Corrections Chief, Known for Solitary Confinement Reforms, Faces Steep Challenges on Rikers Island
Solitary Watch  •  April 2014

UN Investigator Says Long-Term Solitary Confinement in New York State Prisons Is Torture
Solitary Watch  •  April 2014

Torture on Death Row: Court Rules Against Automatic Use of Solitary Confinement for the Condemned
Solitary Watch • March 2014

US confiscating a quarter of “Holy Land Five” wife’s wages
The Electronic Intifada • March 2014

How a British Citizen Was Stripped of His Citizenship, Then Sent to a Manhattan Prison
The Nation • February 2014

Voices from Solitary: Hunger Strike in Menard Prison
Solitary Watch • January 2014

As New York City Jails Amend Their Solitary Confinement Practices, Abuses on Rikers Island Continue
Solitary Watch • January 2014

New Campaign Highlights Post-9/11 Civil and Human Rights Abuses on American Soil
Solitary Watch • January 2014

‘You Should Have Shot the Son of a Bitch’: Listen to Police Joke About Murdering a Black Man
AlterNet • January 2014

Children Locked Up For Life: 10 Shockers About America’s Prison System
AlterNet • November 2013

The Powerful Lesson of New York’s Police Oversight Law
The Nation • July 2013

OP-EDS AND COMMENTARY BY AVIVA:

The Ongoing Trauma of the Muslim Students an Undercover Cop Spied on For 4 Years
Broadly • April 2017 (co-authored with Jeanne Theoharis)

First They Came for the Muslim-Americans: Surveillance of Muslim-American communities should concern us all
The Washington Spectator • August 2016

Islamophobic surveillance is here to stay
Al Jazeera America • January 2015

The Expatriate Terrorist Act: An American culture of fear
Fusion • April 2015

Collective Punishment: The New Law of the United Kingdom?
Truth-Out •  May 2014

Hungary’s far-right and the ‘Jewish ancestry’ slippage
Al Jazeera English •  April 2014

On Hate: A Response to Peter Tatchell
The Multicultural Politic • April 2013

INTERVIEWS AND BOOK REVIEWS CONDUCTED BY AVIVA:

Trust in Instinct: Sarah Schulman embeds shame within the emotional landscape of Conflict Is Not Abuse
The New Inquiry  • May 2016

‘On The Inside’ Features The Work Of Incarcerated LGBTQ Artists
The Village Voice  • November 2016

Marina Budhos on Muslim stereotypes, Surveillance and Trump’s America
Lithub  • November 2016

Can’t Wait Forever: An interview with the creators of the multimedia project, “The Native and the Refugee”
The New Inquiry  • November 2016

What Solitary Confinement Looks Like on Stage
Vice • July 2016

Guarding Solitary Confinement: Interview with a Former Corrections Officer Who Worked in Prison Isolation Units
Solitary Watch • June 2016

“This Is a Public Safety Approach”: Solitary Confinement Reform Begins in Idaho
Solitary Watch • May 2016

Why Feminists Should Care About The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Establishment • April 2016

“My Words Are Dangerous”: An Interview with Christopher Zoukis
In These Times • January 2016

‘I Am Isolated in a Cell 23 to 24 Hours a Day’: An Interview with Trans Inmate Synthia China Blast
Jezebel • November 2015

From Incarceration to Decarceration: The Need to Abolish Prisons
Monthly Review • November 2015

“This Draconian System of Punishment and Abuse”: An Interview with Former Political Prisoner Ray Luc Levasseur
Solitary Watch • November 2013

AVIVA’S MEDIA APPEARANCES: 

Sirius Radio “Make It Plain”: AlterNet’s Aviva Stahl Exposes the FBI’s Manufactured Terror Plots
May 2016

88.5 WMNF True Talk: Samar Jarrah Interviews Aviva Stahl about Anti-Semitism & Entrapment Plots
May 2016

HuffPost Live: NYPD to Settle Two Muslim Surveillance Lawsuits
January 2016

Straight up on BRIC TV: Countering Terrorism
December 2015

Unauthorized Disclosure PodcastNYPD Infiltration of Brooklyn College Suggests Surveillance of Muslims Continues
November 2015

Unauthorized Disclosure PodcastAviva Stahl & Abraham Paulos on hunger strikes and resistance in detention 
March 2015

Advertisements