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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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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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Celebrating the Land; Celebrating Palestine

– The Palestinian calendar is full of special days. Growing up, day after day and year after year, we were introduced to these special days, and with time more such days joined our calendar. Almost every month there is something … Continue reading

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A Thousand Carnations for Palestinian Mothers

A Thousand Carnations for Palestinian Mothers Continue reading

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A Popular Boycott Movement in Defiance of Occupation and Oppression

– Every couple of weeks we hear that the so-called PA had destroyed illegal products from Zionist colonies in occupied Palestine. In a vain effort to present itself as “protector” of Palestinian interests, but failing miserably, this PA had previously … 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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New “Milking Cows” in the Service of Zion

Last weekend while on the way to Bavaria, the train passed a beautiful landscape with hills and meadows. And as the train made a stop at some small local station, I looked from the window and among other things I … Continue reading

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In the Beginning Was the Word; that of a Palestinian

Since the Swedish journalist Donald Boström published his article on the Israeli organ theft crimes “Our Sons Plundered for their Organs”, many Palestinians and non-Palestinians have been writing on the topic, some confirming what Boström had written, some disgusted by … Continue reading

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Palestinian Mothers: Homage to Steadfastness and Sacrifice

When the women came and told her to leave what she was doing and come and sit in front of the house with them, my grandmother knew what was to come. They sat outside and didn’t talk much. My uncle … Continue reading

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