Grassroots activist Bassem Tamimi was arrested at his West Bank village of Nabi Saleh on 25 March and has been in detention ever since. Last January, The Electronic Intifada contributor Max Blumenthal interviewed Tamimi about the village’s popular struggle against the occupation, of which he and his wife and brother have been central figures. Read more about Bassem Tamimi: "Our destiny is to resist"
Palestinian Prisoners Day was marked on 17 April, an annual day to contemplate the individual and collective suffering and impossible pain of political prisoners and their families. Ameer Makhoul writes from Gilboa prison. Read more about Remembering Palestinian prisoners, renewing our struggle
The Electronic Intifada contributor Adri Nieuwhof interviewed Mireille Fanon-Mendes France, an activist and daughter of the celebrated anti-colonialist thinker Frantz Fanon, about her involvement in the Palestinian struggle for liberation. Read more about Interview: daughter of Frantz Fanon on Palestine solidarity
Palestinians and international solidarity activists around the world are collectively mourning the shocking death of Vittorio Arrigoni, an Italian journalist and solidarity activist. Arrigoni was also an occasional contributor to The Electronic Intifada. Read more about Vittorio Arrigoni, "hero of Palestine"
In an effort to connect human rights struggles, students at the University of Arizona constructed a mock wall representing both Israel’s wall in the occupied West Bank and the wall on the US-Mexico border. Student groups at several other US campuses are now following suit. Read more about US students erect mock walls to connect struggles
The Electronic Intifada attended a demonstration against home demolitions in Lydd on Tuesday night, 12 April. The demonstration was part of regular weekly protests against the increasing ghettoization of the heavily-segregated Palestinian areas of the city, which is located southeast of Tel Aviv. Read more about Lydd residents protest home demolitions
Students at a historically Jewish university in the US disrupted a speech by Avi Dichter, calling him a torturer and war criminal. Read more about Video: Brandeis students disrupt speech of former Shin Bet chief
Palestinian activist Jawad Siyam has been under house arrest for nearly three months after being accused of attacking a Palestinian neighbor in the occupied East Jerusalem village of Silwan. Jillian Kestler-D’Amours spoke to Siyam about his recent arrest, what life is like for Palestinians in Silwan, and what he thinks will happen in the future. Read more about Despite house arrest, Jerusalem activist will fight for Silwan
Direct actions, rallies and protests took place across Palestine and in numerous cities across the world on 30 March to commemorate the 35th annual Land Day, an important day of remembrance for six Palestinians with Israeli citizenship gunned down by Israeli forces in 1976 during a general strike in protest of expanded land confiscation inside the state. Read more about Global actions mark Palestine's Land Day
Young leaders of Egypt’s revolution declined an invitation to meet with the US secretary of state, citing Washington’s tepid support for anti-government protesters over the course of the 18-day rebellion. Read more about Revolutionary Egyptian youth refuse Clinton meeting