News About Prisoners

Janna Jihad and Marc Lamont Hill speak to packed NYC audience

Janna Jihad, the 13-year-old journalist from Nabi Saleh in occupied Palestine, spoke in New York City at Pearl Studios with Marc Lamont Hill on Thursday, 18 July. The event, organized by Existence is Resistance and Within Our Lifetime – United for Palestine, was also supported by Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. Janna, the cousin of Ahed Tamimi, began reporting […]

Ilhan Omar seizes spotlight to push pro-BDS resolution

House Democrats today rallied around a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist tweets against four high-profile freshmen congresswomen. But at least one of those congresswomen — Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota — is about to drop her own resolution that may not go over so well with Democratic leadership. Her resolution would defend the pro-Palestinian boycott, divestment and […]

‘They shot to kill’: residents of West Bank village in shock after Israeli snipers shoot 10-year-old boy in the head

For eight years, the residents of the northern occupied West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum have protested every single Friday, rain or shine, against Israeli land confiscations and the closure of the village’s southern road by Israeli forces. The villagers have faced their fair share of bullets, tear gas, injuries, and even death. But nothing […]

When Israel bombed disabled Palestinians

Nasser al-Buhaisi had just graduated from college. The 22-year-old obtained a degree in religious law from Gaza’s Al-Azhar University during June. One day later, he died. Al-Buhaisi had been paralyzed due to a road accident in 2006. He had studied hard despite being in intensive care. His determination made me reflect on the situation facing people […]