Author Archives: Reham Alhelsi

Deans of Palestinian Political Prisoners: A History of Struggle for Freedom and Dignity

O you with bloodshot eyes and bloody hands, Night is short-lived, The detention room lasts not for ever, Nor yet the links of chains. Nero died, Rome did not: With her very eyes she fights. And seeds from a withered … Continue reading

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Karamah Strike: The Revolution of Empty Stomachs towards Achieving Freedom and Justice

On 17.04.2017, on the Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, more than 1500 Palestinian prisoners held captive in Zionist jails launched a mass open hunger strike, the “Dignity Hunger Strike”, by which they will refrain from taking food and only drink water and … Continue reading

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Palestinian Female Political Prisoners and Detainees: Ongoing Resistance Behind Zionist Bars

Since 1967, more than 800,000 Palestinians were detained by Israeli occupation forces, including over 15,000 women. During the First Intifada at least 3000 women were detained and during Al-Aqsa Intifada more than 900 women were locked up behind Zionist bars. … Continue reading

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Ghassan and Oday Abu Jamal: The Red Eagles of Palestine

Ghassan Kanafani once said: “Eagles don’t care where they die” … for all of Palestine is theirs: her fertile land, her blue sky, her calm water. All of Palestine is theirs from the River to the Sea, from Jerusalem to … Continue reading

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Palestinian Female Political Prisoners and Detainees: Resistance and Steadfastness towards the Liberation of Palestine

O darkness of prison, reign, we love the darkness For after the night there is nothing, but the dawn of a glory that is rising They fight the darkness, they fear it not. To them, it is the constant companion … Continue reading

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Steadfast for Palestine: The Heroes of the Battle of “Breaking the Chains”

Seven Palestinian administrative detainees have been waging the battle of “Breaking the Chains” against administrative detention; Nidal Abu Aker, Shadi Ma’ali, Ghassan Zawahreh, Bader Al-Ruzza and Munir Abu Shara are on day 31 of an open hunger strike, Bilal As-Seifi … Continue reading

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The “Battle of Breaking the Chains”: Towards the Freedom of Palestine and Palestinians

Nidal, Shadi, Ghassan, Bader, Munir, Sleiman, Bilal, Amer and Kayed 9 Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike, refusing to eat, refusing to surrender. 9 Palestinian heroes held captive in Zionist dungeons, breaking the walls of captivity, defying their jailor, protesting … Continue reading

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From the Children of Palestine to the Secretary General of the United Nations

My name is Mohammad Abu Khdeir I lived with my family in Shufat in occupied Jerusalem, and had 5 siblings. I loved playing, participating in social occasions, be it weddings or feasts. I loved dancing the dabke, which is a … Continue reading

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Sheikh Khader Adnan: Starving for a Free Palestine, Struggling against Administrative Detention

“To my people, my family, and to the world’s free souls. . . I send my greetings, love, gratitude, and honour, which I draw from God, from your prayers for me, and from your sincere love… From my beloved al-Ramla … Continue reading

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Palestine: A Case of Eternal Love

It is a clear-cut case…. it doesn’t need political or social or military “analysts”, it doesn’t need “middle east experts” or experts on the “Palestinian Israeli conflict”…. it is a clear-cut case, a case of eternal love; a pure love … Continue reading

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