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Take action now: demand release of human rights defenders

Samidoun, the Palestinian prisoners solidarity network, has issued an appeal to friends of Palestine to write demanding the end to imprisonment without trial of a number of Palestinian human rights defenders. The four are held in ‘administrative detention’ – a dull-sounding word which actually means imprisonment without trial and which can be extended indefinitely by … Continue reading

Palestinian activist’s victory in expulsion row

Samidoun, the Palestinian prisoners solidarity network, has announced good news in its campaign for prominent feminist and leftist Khalida Jarrar, who had been fighting an order by Israel’s occupation forces that she be exiled from her home in Ramallah in the West Bank. As well as Jarrar’s own resistance encampment, her campaign was aided by … Continue reading

Speech at mass lobby “strengthened our resolve to intensify campaign”

The lobby heard a speech from Palestinian politician Dr Mustafa Barghouti, described by local member Frankie as “one of the most powerful things I’ve heard and seen for a long time. It says it all about what happened to Gaza. Everyone in the hall was in tears, I think. It strengthened our resolve to intensify our campaigning”. Continue reading

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