Palestinian Political Prisoners
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

Widespread condemnation of Israeli raids and arrests of Palestinian leaders, activists

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

Palestinian prisoners are on the frontlines of the struggle for liberation

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 Concerns of COVID-19 loom large on International Day of Palestinian Prisoners

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

Palestinian prisoners COVID19 Human rights groups in Palestine call on Israel to release prisoners amid COVID-19 outbreak

Prisoners are at an increased risk of infection owing to overcrowded prison facilities, living in unsafe, unsanitary and disease-prone conditions

ATW 65_ JNU protest_Palestine hunger strike_South Africa Ep 65: JNU students protest in India, hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners and more..

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.

Palestinians denounce torture of prisoner Samer Arbid and demand his release

Samer Arbid was transferred to a hospital and remains in a critical condition after being tortured during interrogation by the Israeli intelligence service

The right to education under occupation

Under the illegal Israeli occupation, Palestinians are systematically denied their human right to education and university students and professors are targeted and criminalized

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