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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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Hunger Strikers for Freedom, for Justice, for Dignity, for Palestine

Joining the on-going struggle against the inhumane conditions inside Israeli dungeons and against the policies of administrative detention, medical negligence and isolation, it was reported today that 47 year old administrative detainee Ahmad Nabhan Saqer has started an open-ended hunger … Continue reading

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Occupied Palestine from A to Z: Basma – a Woman from Palestine

Every morning she starts her day in front of the taboun; she bakes bread then prepares breakfast for her children and her grandchildren. She watches them leave to school, university and to work. She then sits on the stone step … Continue reading

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On International Women’s Day: Remember Palestinian Female Prisoners

Today, as the world celebrates International Women’s Day, we celebrate Palestine and her daughters. We celebrate the mother, the daughter, the sister, the aunt. We celebrate the teacher, the student, the worker, the farmer, the nurse, the doctor, the architect, … Continue reading

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Our Paradise on Earth

“Yamma, wake up, its morning and we have work to do”. It was the olive harvest season and for over a month the whole family together with the entire village had been spending the day in the olive fields. My … Continue reading

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