Ali, released after 23 years in Israeli jails: “I have to learn life”

Ali, released after 23 years in Israeli jails: “I have to learn life” Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Sat, 11/26/2011 – 15:20 / Electronic Intifada Israel locks up Palestinian political prisoners with Israeli citizenship, including Ameer Makhoul, in Gilboa jail. On 18 October, two fellow prisoners of Ameer were released in theprisoner exchange deal. Ahmad Amera, who is 44 … Continue reading

The Palestinians of Israel are poised to take centre stage

The Palestinians of Israel are poised to take centre stage Source: The Guardian Thursday, 11 November 2010 11:56 Seumas Milne By Seumas Milne In a quiet street in the Sheikh Jarrah district of occupied East Jerusalem 88-year-old Rifka al-Kurd is explaining how she came to live in the house she and her husband built as Palestinian … Continue reading

New Report Reveals: In Israel’s Health Care System Covering Up Torture and Ill Treatment is the Norm

03.11.2011 to read the full report press her New Report Reveals: In Israel’s Health Care System Covering Up Torture and Ill Treatment is the Norm A new report by the Public Committee Against Torture in Israel (PCATI) and Physicians for Human Rights – Israel (PHR) based on over 100 complaints reveals that medical professionals are … Continue reading

Freed Palestinian prisoner recounts torture and mistreatment in Israeli jails

Thursday, 03 November 2011 07:49 Mikaela Levin for the Alternative Information Center (AIC) Mukhlis Burghal, a Palestinian prisoner who was freed in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, recalls, “[The] torture keeps changing: beatings, isolation, tear gas, suspension of family visits.” And after spending over 24 years in Israeli prisons, Burghal looks towards the future. … Continue reading

Fakhri Barghouti: Recounting a Lifetime of Struggle

By: Toufic Haddad Published Tuesday, November 15, 2011- English.al-akhbar After 33 years in captivity, Fakhri Barghouti returned to his people and his family as part of the Gilad Shalit deal last month. He shared with al-Akhbar the painful memories of a lifetime of loss, struggle, hope, and defiance. Toufic Haddad: How did you get involved in the national movement? … Continue reading

TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT PALESTINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS!

Palestinian Detainees Announce Hunger Strike   Wednesday September 28, 2011 08:59 Palestinians detained in Israeli occupation jails have announced their intent to begin an open-ended hunger strike to demand an end to the ever increasing humiliating and degrading treatment at the hands of Israel’s prisons services (IPS), starting on September 27th. Prisoners are calling for … Continue reading

Palestinian Detainees Announce Hunger Strike

IMEMG (International Middle East Media Center): Palestinian Detainees Announce Hunger Strike  Wednesday September 28, 2011 08:59   Palestinians detained in Israeli occupation jails have announced their intent to begin an open-ended hunger strike to demand an end to the ever increasing humiliating and degrading treatment at the hands of Israel’s prisons services (IPS), starting on September 27th. Prisoners … Continue reading

Developing campaigns in support of Palestinian political prisoner

Developing campaigns in support of Palestinian political prisoner

Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association Calls for Solidarity with the Striking Prisoners

Addameer statment: Ramallah, 27 September 2011 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli prisons have announced the start of a campaign of disobedience to protest an escalating series of punitive measures taken against them by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) in recent months. The IPS’s increasing crackdown on Palestinian prisoners and the resulting worsening in their detention … Continue reading

Lesson from South Africa for Palestine: Support the political prisoners

Electronic Intifada, Submitted by Adri Nieuwhof on Wed, 09/28/2011 – 13:10 Last week, I discussed with Ghadija Vallie the lessons learned from resistance in apartheid South Africa, particularly involving political prisoners. Ghadija coordinated the Western Cape Relief Fund that supported prisoners on Robben Island, a maximum security prison for political prisoners in apartheid South Africa. Vallie also worked with most … Continue reading

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