Israel government should free Ameer Makhoul on the second anniversary of his arrest

Israel government should free Ameer Makhoul on the second anniversary of his arrest PRESS RELEASES Johannesburg. 4 May 2012. More than 25 organisations around the world have combined to urge Israel to free imprisoned human rights defender Ameer Makhoul on the second anniversary of his arrest. Ameer has been in prison since May 2010. On … Continue reading

On the second anniversary of Ameer’s jailing, by Melinda Huntly- Canada

 On May 6th 2010 Ameer Makhoul was brutally removed from his home and imprisoned (wrongfully). This prose piece was written for him and his wife Janan and their daughters. It is not meant to diminish their suffering but to look at the power of words. I will be publishing this in five sections. 1. DREAMS … Continue reading

Statement on Prisoners’ Day

April 17, 2012     DAY OF PALESTINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS On April 17, 1974, Palestinian political prisoner, Mahmoud Baker Hijazi, was released from Israeli jails in the first prisoner exchange deal with Israel.That same year, the Palestinian National Council declared April 17 as a day of solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners, has since beencommemorated every year. In the occupied Palestine, arrests and imprisonment are as common as sunrise and sunset. Every Palestinian family at some point, has beenimprisoned or another member of his family. The issue of prisoners is something that affects directly and widely to the entire Palestinian … Continue reading

Ameer Makhoul letter written from prison of Gilboa, Israel

Ameer Makhoul letter written from prison of Gilboa, Israel Published by : “Platforma de solidaridad con Palestina Originl in Spanish , translated to English by google translation Although the answer to a personal letter, published by the human interest, for what they mean to us their time, courage and perseverance and firmness quixotic. Ameer Makhoul … Continue reading

Palestinian prisoners welcome call for international day of action on 17 April

Palestinian prisoners welcome call for international day of action on 17 April Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Tue, 02/28/2012 – 18:00-   EI: electronicintifada Political prisoner Ameer Makhoul, a Palestinian citizen of Israel and civil society leader currently held in Gilboa prison, says that Palestinian prisoners welcome the call for an international day of action on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners’ … Continue reading

Ameer’s detention and arest

In April 2010, Ameer was prevented from leaving the country when the Israeli Ministry of the Interior imposed a travel ban on him preventing him from leaving the country for a period of two months. Two weeks later, on the   night of May 6th, 2010, Ameer was arrested at 3am. About sixteen members of the Israeli … Continue reading

Middle East Monitor and Friends of Al-Aqsa Parliamentary delegation to the West Bank and Israel

To know more  about the case of Ameer Makhoul, read  pages 10-12, on the report Middle East Monitor and Friends of Al-Aqsa Parliamentary delegation to the West Bank and Israel Dr. Hanan Chehata– Monday, 29 November 2010 16:15 The Delegation In an attempt to explore the current situation of Palestinians living inside Israel and the occupied … Continue reading

Letter from the foundation in Egyptian Prime Minister about Ameer Makhoul

Letter from the foundation in Egyptian Prime Minister about Ameer Makhoul   published November 15, 2011 Dear Prime Minister Dr. Essam Sharaf As President of the Frantz Fanon Foundation, a wish to express my appreciation for Egypt thekey Role Played by the prisoner exchange in Mediating Between the government and the Hamas government ofIsrael in … Continue reading

For the Release of Ameer Makhoul

For the Release of Ameer Makhoul 14/11/2011 Area Charter International Solidarity APDHA sent to the Prime Minister of Egypt with the intention of getting Ameer Makhoul is part of the second wave of Palestinian prisoners to be released before the end of 2011.   Photo: Alejandro Fierro, journalist Ittijah Bulletin No. 3, December 2009 (En … Continue reading

Interview: Hunger strikes created “new sense of solidarity

Maureen Clare Murphy   The Electronic Intifada 15 November 2011  Janan Abdu: “We need solidarity to keep us strong”Palestinian political prisoner Ameer Makhoul recently participated in a hunger strike that took place across the Israeli prison system in late September/early October. As The Electronic Intifada reported last month, Palestinian political prisoners were protesting Israel’s pervasive use of solitary confinement, arbitrary denial of family visits and a … Continue reading