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Organisers announce "Global Political Prisoner's Day" - 12/12/14

Message from the organisers of the Global Political Prisoner’s Day:

The people’s uprising is not a crime, it is universal justice

The unions, human rights activists, academics and students of Argentina have united with various groups worldwide, including Palestinian human rights organisations, (such as the Free Shireen Issawi Campaign) to call for a day of action for  Global Political Prisoner’s Day, on 12 December 2014. 523 more words


A mother's pain - a message from the mother of detainee Shireen Issawi

Below is a message from the mother of detainee Shireen Issawi, Laila Issawi. Laila visited her daughter on 3 November 2014. Despite her physical and mental anguish Laila was able to share her experience with us. 511 more words


Israel passes law to block Palestinian prisoner releases

The 120-member Knesset voted late yesterday 35 to 15 in favour of the bill, which was initiated by a far-right politician and approved by the cabinet in June, a parliament spokesman said. 139 more words

World News

UPDATE: Detainee Ghassan Najjar's family appeal to human rights organisations for visitation

On Monday 3 November Ghassan Najjar’s father submitted an appeal to the International Committee of the Red Cross to appeal to them to intervene to pressure Israeli authorities to allow him and his wife to visit Ghassan. 291 more words


Take part in week of action on prisoners

Samidoun, the Palestinian prisoner solidarity network, is holding a week of action. There are many campaigns and causes, which you can help, working for the release and rights of political prisoners jailed by Israel. 37 more words


Celebrities for Palestine part of the peacemaking process; Jen Marlowe

Jen Marlowe is a Seattle-based award-winning author/documentary filmmaker/playwright and human rights activist.
It takes humility to feel peoples struggles and pains and witnessing Palestinian struggles is more than enough to feel the necessity to want to be a bridge for peace.  509 more words


01/10/14: Refugees of Al Fara' camp under attack

In the early hours of Wednesday morning the Israeli Army attacked Al Fara’ Refugee camp as the residents slept. The soldiers broke into home, ransacking and destroying property. 213 more words