Bethlehem

Freedom Theatre UK tour kicks off despite right-wing media attacks

A scene from the Freedom Theatre play The Siege, which tours the UK throughout May and June 2015.

Tabloid press calls Palestinian play “pro-terrorist” — but cites critics who have never seen it.

Palestinian Authority police beat child with rifle butt

Palestinian Authority police’s treatment of children in the occupied West Bank echoes the violent behavior of Israeli occupation soldiers. 

Bethlehem's 2002 siege recalled in new Freedom Theatre play

Board member of Jenin theater remains behind Israeli bars. 

"Road movie" on Palestine's poetry goes live

Scottish writers shown witnessing realities of  Israeli occupation.

Sheffield art show shows "hope and hardness" of life in Bethlehem

Artists asked to respond to contemporary events as well as religious story.

Watch Jenin Freedom Theatre's "Suicide Note from Palestine"

Amal, the lead character in Freedom Theatre's 'Suicide Note from Palestine'

New play is a damning indictment of Western and Arab political elites and their complicity in Israel’s occupation.

Bombast with a side of bleakness in Open Bethlehem film

Sarah Irving
11 December 2014

Documentary centers on director Leila Sansour’s decision to return to the hometown she once resented.

Israeli forces fail to probe 83 percent of settler violence cases -- rights group

Olive trees — a source of income for 100,000 Palestinian households in the West Bank — are frequently vandalized.

Palestine shines in global literature prizes

Poet Ghassan Zaqtan is on the longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize, a celebration of Arabic culture.

Villagers facing massive Israeli land grab urge action from Europe

Palestinians in Wadi Fukin want the EU to go beyond its criticisms of settlement expansion and introduce sanctions against Israel.

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