Category Archives: Al-Quds – Jerusalem

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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Freedom for Palestine; Freedom for Palestinian Political Prisoners held captive in Zionist Dungeons

They meet behind Zionist bars; fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, teachers and students, friends, neighbours, townspeople, relatives, comrades. They unite in their defiance of injustice; men, women, children, elderly…. none of them a stranger to the other, none of … Continue reading

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Palestinian Mothers: The Pride of Palestine

“The most beautiful of all mothers is she, who waited for her son, and he returned a martyr… she cried two tears and flower and did not sit alone in a corner in the mourning clothes.” Mariam, Aisha, Dam Il-Izz, … Continue reading

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Malak Al-Khateeb: An Angel from Palestine Held Captive by the Zionist Entity

Tears fell down her cheeks when the judge read the sentence, she shivered, cuffed and in a cage, surrounded by armed occupation soldiers. Her parents, sitting but a few meters away from her, shocked, unable to touch their daughter, hug … Continue reading

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Jerusalem; A Cry for Support, A Cry for Justice

As the news spread, everyone went out to the streets. Students left their classrooms and rushed to the streets. Employees left their offices and rushed to the streets. Workers and farmers stopped working and rushed to the streets. Everyone left … Continue reading

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PA Political Terminology 101: When Talks Are Not Talks

In the last couple of weeks, we have been extra blessed with the faces of various PA officials appearing almost every day to comment, give interviews or talks, in which they declare, confirm and strongly stress that what is happening … Continue reading

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Returning to Jerusalem

Izzat Aziz Maswadeh was among the thousands of Palestinians who on Nakba commemoration day, 15.05.2011, continued the collective march of return to Palestine and to Palestinian homes and villages. Izzat was one of the thousands of Palestinian refugees who continued … Continue reading

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Steadfast in Occupied Jerusalem

On the early hours of Friday, 11.02.2011, Husam Hussein Hasan Ar-Rweidi, a 24 year old Palestinian from the eastern part of occupied Jerusalem, was on his way to work when he and a friend were attacked by a group of … Continue reading

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Notes from the Olive Harvest

“We lived in a paradise”. My grandmother used to say about Jrash; her village to the west of occupied Jerusalem, her home and only home. “We had lots and lots of trees, countless trees, so many trees that stretched as … Continue reading

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