Janan Abdu

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

Janan Abdu
Haifa
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.

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

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jerusalem
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.

Interview: why Hana al-Shalabi's hunger strike is the focus of Women's Day in Palestine

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
7 March 2012
Khitam Saafin, chairwoman of the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, talks to The Electronic Intifada about the challenges Palestinian women face today and why Hana al-Shalabi’s hunger strike should be supported.

Interview: Hunger strikes created "new sense of solidarity"

Maureen Clare Murphy
15 November 2011
Activist Janan Abdu describes how Israeli prison authorities tried to break the spirits of political prisoners who recently went on hunger strike, including her husband Ameer Makhoul.

Janan Abdu on the detention of her husband, political prisoner Ameer Makhoul

While Britain keeps Sheikh Raed Saleh as a political prisoner, another Palestinian citizen of Israel who has been persecuted for his work advocating for his community’s rights remains in Israeli prison.
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