A first-hand account of the Palestinian Authority forces’ violent assault on protestors, including the writer. Read more about First-hand: Ramallah protests against Mofaz meeting attacked by PA police, thugs
Since the end of the mass hunger strike in the early hours of 15 May, rumors of Israel reneging on the agreement have solidified into facts. Read more about Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strikes continue as Israel violates agreements
Is there a pattern of pressure to isolate prisoners and coerce them into accepting deals? Read more about What Thaer Halahleh's family told me about his release brings joy, but raises troubling questions
10 million Palestinians worldwide. At 9 am GMT, 12 pm Palestine time, every Palestinian and their supporters are invited to step outside their stores, homes, schools, workplaces for ten minutes on the 28th day of the Palestinian prisoners’ mass hunger strike. Read more about International Action Day for Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike on 14 May
On his 75th day of hunger strike, Thaer Halahleh sends a heartbreaking message to his 2 year old daughter Lamar: “Lamar my love: I know that you are not to be blamed and that you don’t yet understand why your father is going through this battle of the hunger strike for the 75th day, but when you grow up you will understand that the battle of freedom is the battle of going back to you.” Read more about Thaer Halahleh's letter to his daughter: "My Beloved Lamar...Forgive me"
Palestinian Authority police once again showed their true colors by repressing a protest of Mahmoud Abbas’s empty gesture toward the families of hunger striking political prisoners. Read more about Why the Palestinian Authority is afraid of the "intifada in Israeli jails"
A number of Palestinian prisoners have been on hunger strike for more than two months. Here’s a brief look into their lives as men living under occupation. Read more about Dying to live: the stories of our hunger strikers
Tufts “Friends of Israel” falsely claimed that among the speakers in the week-long celebration of Israel’s “independence” would be Palestinian author and journalist Sayed Kashua, known for his satirical sitcom “Arab Labor”. Read more about Barefaced Hasbara: Tufts “Friends of Israel” exploit name of Palestinian writer to brownwash the Nakba
Last Monday the Israeli occupation forces attempted to arrest 2-year-old Mo’men Shtayeh from his village of Kufr Qaddoum. The soldiers claimed that Mo’men was using a slingshot to fire rocks at them. Read more about Israeli forces attempt to arrest 2-year-old Palestinian child
Hana Shalabi has been on hunger strike for 41 days. Last week I interviewed Hana’s sister Zahra to know more about Hana the person, not the prisoner. Read more about Inside the home of Hana Shalabi her pain, struggle and absence are deeply felt