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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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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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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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Oyoun Qarra Massacre, 20 May 1990

– – In the early hours of Sunday, May 20th, 1990, a group of 100 Palestinian labourers from the Gaza Strip were waiting at the Oyoun Qarra (Rishon Lezion) bus stop to be transported to their working place. An Israeli … Continue reading

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When Words are Imprisoned, Thoughts Silenced and Flags Shot Down, Resistance and Solidarity Flourish

– One summer day many years ago, I was playing with my siblings and cousins in my grandmother’s tiny garden. Sometimes, when we’re fed up with playing there, we would seek the storeroom nearby. This room, which was constructed a … Continue reading

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