Palestinian activist Ruba Odeh spoke with Capire about women’s struggles against the occupation of their territories.
Despite promises to focus all efforts towards combating the pandemic, many states used the pretext of the lockdown to intensify repression of people’s movements and dissenting voices
Two political prisoners from Colombia and Palestine were released this past week in a major victory for people’s movements
Saafin was sent to administrative detention by an Israeli military commander just days after her arrest during which several other activists and leftist figures were also abducted and detained
Organizations have called for the swift and unconditional release of all the Palestinian leaders and activists arrested in the late night raids on Monday, while also demanding freedom for all Palestinian political prisoners and administrative detainees
The situation inside Israeli prisons has been growing increasingly worse over the past couple of years and the COVID-19 has exacerbated this situation.
The International Day of Palestinian Prisoners on April 17 is marked annually to remember and express solidarity with the thousands of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails and detention and interrogation centers
Prisoners are at an increased risk of infection owing to overcrowded prison facilities, living in unsafe, unsanitary and disease-prone conditions
We also look into the hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails and the march by trade unions in South Africa against the 2nd annual Investment Summit in Johannesburg.
Samer Arbid was transferred to a hospital and remains in a critical condition after being tortured during interrogation by the Israeli intelligence service
Under the illegal Israeli occupation, Palestinians are systematically denied their human right to education and university students and professors are targeted and criminalized
While 23 Palestinians have been on a hunger strike since Tuesday, 120 more have joined their cause, demanding public phones, the removal of jamming devices and the return of the 23 prisoners who have been placed under solitary confinement.