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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: 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.

Palestine football star seriously ill from four-week hunger strike

Rami Almeghari
Rafah
20 April 2012
Imprisoned by Israel, footballer Mahmoud Sarsak has never been tried for any recognizable offense, and his detention has been continuously renewed every six months. He is one of many prisoners depriving himself of food to demand liberty and justice.

Palestine celebrates life of Juliano Mer-Khamis one year after unsolved murder

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jerusalem
10 April 2012
The life and work of Juliano Mer-Khamis, founder of the West Bank’s Freedom Theater, were celebrated one year after his unsolved murder.

Interview: Palestinian rights defender banned from traveling tastes freedom in Geneva

Adri Nieuwhof
Geneva
1 March 2012
For most of the past six years, Israel has forbidden prominent human rights defender Shawan Jabarin from leaving the occupied West Bank. On exception, he was allowed travel to Geneva this week.

Israel's impunity challenged by torture victim in Jerusalem

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
East Jerusalem
28 December 2011
An important precedent was recently set that could challenge the entrenched system of impunity for Israeli interrogators who torture and abuse Palestinian detainees.

New Pappe book highlights plight of forgotten Palestinians

Asa Winstanley
7 December 2011
Historian Ilan Pappe addresses the plight of Palestinians who remained in the new State of Israel following the Nakba in The Forgotten Palestinians.

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.

Setting a price tag for Israeli supremacy

Jonathan Cook
14 October 2011
Far-right Zionist groups are becoming bolder because of impunity but Palestinians can overcome apartheid.

Israeli harassment campaign masquerades as murder probe in Jenin theater

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
Jerusalem
2 September 2011
Israeli soldiers and security forces have conducted a string of arrests and violent raids at Jenin’s renowned Freedom Theater over recent weeks, in their investigation into the murder of actor and director Juliano Mer-Khamis.

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