Pennsylvania’z Anti-Mumia Gag Law and the Right to Freedom of Speech

Eliot Lee Grossman An expanded version of a speech delivered at a public forum on “Cops vs. Free Speech” organized by the Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal at La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley, California, on 5 December 2014. Eliot Lee Grossman was a member of Mumia’s legal team in 2001 when they convinced […]

PFLP salutez the Black struggle in the US: The empire will fall from within

  In light of the police murder of the martyr Michael Brown and the ongoing struggle in Ferguson, Missouri, in the United States, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine salutes and stands firmly with the ongoing struggle of Black people and all oppressed communities in the United States. Comrade Khaled Barakat said in […]

Administrative Detainees To Launch Hunger Strike April 24

by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies [Thursday, April 17, 2014] Palestinian detainees, held by Israeli under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, said they intend to launch an open-ended hunger strike, starting next Thursday, April 24. Image – Radio Bethlehem 2000 The 186 detainees issued a statement that was published by the […]

From Mumia to Rasmea: Political incarceration in the belly of the beast- from Black Liberation to Arab Freedom

tp:// By Layli Kristy Feghali   Coming of age as a young US-born Arab woman in the post 9/11 era, Mumia’s case drew clear attention to the connective threads of imperial oppression that threatened my own people and homelands within a larger system of oppression operating globally.  From Mumia and Assata Shakur to Leonard Peltier […]

Marking 15 Yearz Since the Passing of Kwame Ture: Speechez and Interviewz

by Dr. Ama Biney Kwame Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, the former SNCC activist whose name will forever be linked to the term “Black Power,” died in Conakry, Guinea, on November 15, 1998, at age 57. Ture spent his last decades as an organizer of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party. He once said: “Our grandfathers had […]

Outrageous arrest in Chicago. Stop the repression of Palestinian activists.

A Palestinian woman, Rasmieh Odeh, was arrested at her home this morning, Oct. 22, by agents of the Department of Homeland Security. She is charged with immigration fraud. Allegedly, in her application for citizenship, she didn’t mention that she was arrested in Palestine 45 years ago by an Israeli military court that detains Palestinians without charge […]

5200 Palestinian Detainees Currently Held By Israel

Monday October 14, 2013 07:13 by Saed Bannoura The Palestinian Ministry Of Detainees issued a press release revealing that Israel is currently holding captive 5200 Palestinians in 17 prisons, detention camps, and interrogation facilities. It said that this year witnessed a sharp escalation in arrests as the soldiers kidnapped 2450 Palestinians, including 476 children and 49 […]

Palestine prison

by Mumia Abu-Jamal Palestinians protest apartheid constantly – and creatively. This banner was raised to demonstrate resistance to a new segment of the apartheid wall in Qalqilya, Palestine, on July 31, 2003. It is one of the ironies of history that the descendants of the beleaguered Warsaw Ghetto in Poland, subjected to the bitter hatreds and […]

Letter from Samer Issawi on Palestinian Prisoners Day (full text) Translation by @docjazzmusic

Musical Intifada | 18 April 2013 14:25    Translation by Dr. Tariq Shadid aka Doc Jazz Samer Issawi (See original Arabic text down below) Ramallah, April 17, 2013 From his room in Kaplan Medical Center, political prisoner Samer Issawi sent a letter via the lawyer of the Palestinian Prisoner Society saying: “I am sending my greetings to everyone, without exception, […]

A report on torture in Israeli jails based on interviews with former Palestinian prisoners and detainees

  Torture in Israeli Jails The Legacy of Totalitarian Regimes A report on torture in Israeli jails based on interviews with former Palestinian prisoners and detainees By: UFree Network, Media centre Israel is considered by both International Human Rights organisations and media polls as one of the worst countries regarding human rights abuses, due to […]