Ameer Makhoul

Postage stamps and onions the latest threat to the State of Israel, writes Palestinian political prisoner

New essay by Ameer Makhoul skewers the absurd lengths to which Israeli authorities go to control the lives of Palestinian prisoners.

Political prisoner Ameer Makhoul: international solidarity a “lighthouse” on journey to Palestine's liberation

Political prisoner Ameer Makhoul writes a letter of salutation to the World Social Forum Free Palestine from Israeli prison.

Sparrows successfully break through Gilboa prison "bird checkpoints," writes Ameer Makhoul

The Israeli Prison Authority fails to block sparrows from entering Gilboa Prison square, reports Ameer Makhoul.

Sharing the pain of Israeli injustice with Rachel Corrie's family

Janan Abdu
13 September 2012
No words were necessary when Janan Abdu, activist and wife of political prisoner Ameer Makhoul, met Cindy Corrie after last month’s court verdict.

Palestine’s own Liberation Day is coming

Roqayah Chamseddine
Ft. Worth
23 July 2012
Despite Israel’s ruthless violations of their basic human rights and the theft of their land, Palestinians continue to remain steadfast in their uncompromising struggle against occupation.

Solidarity greetings from Ameer Makhoul, who spends 54th birthday today in Israeli prison cell

Today Ameer Makhoul, a Palestinian civil society leader from Haifa, marks his 54th birthday in an Israeli prison.

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

Ameer Makhoul
Gilboa Prison
9 June 2012
Palestinian political prisoner Ameer Makhoul provides an insider’s take on the historic mass hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

Ameer Makhoul is a prisoner of conscience and must be freed, say organizations across the globe

Twenty-five organizations from around the globe have added their voices to the call to free Ameer Makhoul.

Ameer Makhoul: still shaking the foundations of Israeli apartheid after 2 years in jail

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
3 May 2012
This weekend marks the second anniversary of Israel’s arrest of Palestinian civilil society leader Ameer Makhoul, who is serving a lengthy prison for trumped-up security charges.

Mass hunger strike grows despite Israel's best efforts to repress it

The Palestinian human rights and prisoner advocacy group Addameer announced today that the mass, open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons which began on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, has grown to an estimated 2,000 participants. Addameer renews its calls for support of the hunger striking prisoners.


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