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Growing call for freedom for Khalida Jarrar: 275 organizations sign call to free Palestinian leader jailed by Israel

International support for detained Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar is continuing to grow. The leftist, feminist Palestinian leader and advocate for political prisoners has been jailed by Israel without charge or trial for a year. The Israeli military recently ordered her to another four months of administrative detention, an extension awaiting approval by an occupation military court. 275 […]

200+ groups demand Israel free Khalida Jarrar, jailed a year without charge or trial

Over 200 organizations have joined together to call for the immediate release of Khalida Jarrar, the imprisoned Palestinian feminist, leftist parliamentarian. Jarrar, a leading advocate for Palestinian prisoners’ rights, has been jailed without charge or trial under Israeli administrative detention for nearly a year. The organizations who have expressed their support for Jarrar’s freedom include political parties, […]

New Yorkers demand freedom for imprisoned Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network organized a New York City demonstration outside the offices of the “Friends of the IDF” on Saturday, 23 June. The protesters distributed flyers and carried signs demanding freedom for imprisoned Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar. Photo: Joe Catron Jarrar has been imprisoned without charge or trial for nearly a year under “administrative detention,” […]

Israeli army carries out punitive demolition of Palestinian prisoner’s family home

Israeli occupation forces carried out a new punitive house demolition overnight, destroying the family apartment of Palestinian prisoner Alaa Kabha in Bartaa village near Jenin. Kabha is accused by Israeli occupation authorities of having carried out a car-ramming attack at an occupation army post near a West Bank settlement on 17 March, killing two Israeli soldiers. According […]

Held for a Year Without Trial, Israel Extends Detention of Palestinian Lawmaker Khalida Jarrar

The Israel Defense Forces has extended the administrative detention of Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jarrar by four months, military officials confirmed on Sunday. Jarrar, who has yet to stand trial, has been in administrative detention since July. As is the case with such arrests, details of the accusations against her remain confidential. The army claimed in the past that […]

Gaza Palestinians plan for mass protests to end the blockade and occupation; call for supporters around the world to mobilize in solidarity

Gaza Palestinians plan for mass protests to end the blockade and occupation; call for supporters around the world to mobilize in solidarity Contact: U.S.: Pam Bailey | founder/director, We Are Not Numbers | +1 301-518-0199 | Gaza: Ahmed Alnaouq |+972 567676219 | Protests marking two historic dates are planned along Israel’s massive “security fence” in Gaza June […]