Palestinian Political Prisoners
Palestinian prisoners hunger strike 400 Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike against tighter restrictions in Israeli prisons

The prisoners began their hunger strike due to the tightening of restrictions and punitive measures by Israeli prison authorities in the days following the daring Gilboa prison break in September

Palestinian prisoner hunger strike Palestinian prisoner recaptured by Israel after Gilboa prison break goes on hunger strike

Israeli prison authorities have conducted an internal hearing and sentenced Mohammed Ardah to two weeks in solitary confinement and imposed various kinds of restrictions and punitive limits on him

Nurses in Berlin go on strike for better working conditions and other stories

Today we look at a strike by health workers in Berlin, reports of torture against Palestinian prisoner and Gilboa escapee Zakaria Zubeidi, and more

Recaptured Palestinian prisoner Zakaria Zubeidi admitted to hospital

Zubeidi, one of the six Palestinians who escaped Gilboa’s high-security Israeli prison last week and along with three others, was recaptured on Friday and Saturday. He was allegedly beaten and tortured by the Israeli security forces after being recaptured

Israel re-captures four of the six escaped Palestinian political prisoners amid mass protests

Palestinians across West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem organized protests on the third consecutive day on Friday demanding the end of “collective punishment” measures carried out by the Israeli authorities since the escape

Protests against violent crackdown on Palestinians in Israeli jails and other stories

Today we look at protests against the violence faced by Palestinians in Israeli jails, protests held at the South African border in solidarity with Swaziland, and more

Birzeit University students targets of latest Israeli arrest campaign

Israel’s crackdown on Palestinian students has intensified in recent months and is part of a broader effort to depolitize the universities and break the strong link they have with the struggle for national liberation

Israel arrests Hamas leaders Ahead of Palestinian elections, Israel arrests political leaders in raids across West Bank  

28 Palestinians were arrested, most of them members of Palestinian political factions, including West Bank-based Fatah and the predominantly Gaza-based Hamas

Colonial occupation and patriarchy in Palestine: interview with Ruba Odeh

Palestinian activist Ruba Odeh spoke with Capire about women’s struggles against the occupation of their territories.

Under the cover of the pandemic, states cracked down even harder

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

Around the World in 8 minutes: Victories for political prisoners in Colombia and Palestine

Two political prisoners from Colombia and Palestine were released this past week in a major victory for people’s movements

Palestinian women’s organization leader Khitam Saafin placed in administrative detention for 6 months

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

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