Palestinian prisoners

Angela Davis: "support BDS, and Palestine will be free"

Davis urges a boycott against transnational security corporation G4S for its role in the global prison industrial complex, from Palestine to the US.

“I did all that I could do for Palestine,” says freed prisoner Said Tamimi

Budour Youssef Hassan
Nabi Saleh
9 January 2014
Said Tamimi has no regrets over his role in resisting the occupation.

Solidarity helped me keep fighting, says released hunger striker Samer Issawi

Budour Youssef Hassan
Issawiyeh
1 January 2014

Prisoner’s sister and mother played critical role in hunger striker’s campaign for freedom.

Max Blumenthal on exposing hardcore racism in "liberal" Tel Aviv

Goliath author on what is most shocking about Israel today; plus prisoner release in West Bank.

Palestinian lawyer faces Israeli jail for "organizing demonstrations"

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
31 October 2013

Anas Barghouthi is well known for his defense of Palestinian prisoners. Israel wants to jail him.

Israel bans veteran campaigner for Palestinian prisoners from West Bank

Patrick O. Strickland
Jerusalem
1 October 2013

Addameer chairperson Abdullatif Ghaith has been blocked from going to work in his Ramallah office.

Prisoners see linked struggles in California, Palestine

Prison authorities in California and Israel are using similar tactics to try and break hunger strike protests inside jails, including force-feeding.

Hunger striker denied right to call dying father

Patrick O. Strickland
Bethlehem
20 August 2013

Ayman Hamdan has been refusing food for more than 110 days.

“We derive our energy to persist from you,” Hassan Karajah writes from Israeli prison

“Many of us are only recently detained, and our hearts are filled with joy when we meet prisoners who we have heard stories about for decades, whose pictures we have held high countless times.”

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