How hunger strikers “tied the hands of the occupation”: a view from Israeli prison

Palestinian Hunger Strike: An All Out Victory Published Saturday, June 9, 2012- alakhbar English How hunger strikers “tied the hands of the occupation”: a view from Israeli prison –  The Electronic Intifada– 9 June 2012  Ameer Makhoul Palestinians have achieved three consecutive victories in the last few months. In October 2011, there was the release of prisoners (the exchange deal involving the … Continue reading

What Palestinian political prisoners are fighting for : Adnan Case More than Scrapping Israeli Detention Law

Published on 20/3/2012 by: The Electronicintifada: What Palestinian political prisoners are fighting for alakhbar (english):  Adnan Case More than Scrapping Israeli Detention Law Samidoun: Adnan Case More than Scrapping Israeli Detention Law by Ameer Makhoul (English/Arabic) Ufree:What Palestinian political prisoners are fighting for  By: Ameer Makhoul The case of the freedom fighter Khader Adnan reminds us of where the … Continue reading

Ameer Makhoul: “A Greeting to the woman, to all women on Woman’s Day and everyday, a greeting to all women defenders and to all supporters of freedom and progression. Taking a postion for women is a critical evaluative standard to our humanity as a nation cannot be free if its women are not liberated. Women’s … Continue reading

Internationalizing the Palestinian Prisoners Question

* This article is co-published by Beirut-based   Al-Ahkbar  and     Electronic Intifada ,  AIC , Ufree-p.net , occupiedpalestine .  and translated from Arabic. The success of internationalization can be gauged by the extent to which the issue or question concerned becomes a global concern. It means creating a situation on the ground which makes it impossible for the international system to continue … Continue reading

Prisoner Exchange Exposes Palestinian Authority

By: Ameer Makhoul Published Wednesday, November 2, 2011 The prisoner exchange deal was a major achievement for Hamas and a great step forward for the Palestinian people, particularly the prisoner’s movement. Hamas earned respect and credibility for its management of a very complex issue. In particular, the entire operation was played out on Palestinian land and largely … Continue reading

The rebellions of our people

The rebellions of our people  

A Palestinian political prisoner’s take on Israel’s protest movement

Ameer Makhoul, 5 October 2011 The recent wave of protests in Israel, which pretend to call for social justice, is one of the most powerful and massive mobilization to ever happen in the country. An unprecedented character of this movement, one should add, is its pretension to create an open space for groups, as well … Continue reading

A reflection on the future of the solidarity movements

The Freedom Flotilla, without even sailing, will at the end break the Gaza blockade Ameer Makhoul,  Perpetrated in an era marked by the globalization of State terror, the international and official action of sabotage of the Freedom Flotilla is a founding event in the history of the world popular movement and of solidarity between the … Continue reading

The Freedom Flotilla, without even sailing, has reached Gaza

Ameer Makhoul, July 2011 Perpetrated in an era marked by the globalization of State terror, the international and official action of sabotage of the Freedom Flotilla is a founding event in the history of the world popular movement and of solidarity between the peoples. Orchestrated by the ruling world establishment, this action has displayed ominous levels … Continue reading

The story of the watermelon and the forty prisoners

Ameer Makhoul writes from Gilboa prison following Israeli Prime Minister’s speech declaring a series of measures to harden conditions for Palestinian political prisoners.