Posts Tagged ‘khalida’

‘Imprisoned But Free’: Letter from jailed Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar to her late daughter, Suha

On Tuesday July 13th, the family and friends of Palestinian human rights advocate Suha Jarrar laid her to rest in the city of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. Missing from her funeral was Suha’s mother, Palestinian leader, feminist icon, and political prisoner Khalida Jarrar. Despite numerous appeals from Palestinian rights groups, the Israel Prison […]

Palestinians call for release of Khalida Jarrar to attend the funeral of her daughter, Suha

Palestinians are demanding the release of Palestinian parliamentarian and leader Khalida Jarrar from Israeli prison following the sudden death of her daughter and human rights advocate, Suha Jarrar.  Suha Ghassan Jarrar, 30, was found dead in her apartment in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah late Sunday evening, according to local media. She reportedly […]

Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

February 19, 2020 Palestinian prisoner Khalida Jarrar. (Photo: via Social Media) By Khalida Jarrar UPDATE: On March 1, 2021, Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar was formally sentenced by the Ofer Military Court to two years in prison and issued a fine of $1,200. She was arrested from her home in Ramallah in October 2019. She was accused of […]

Israeli court sentences Khalida Jarrar to two years in prison

An Israeli military court sentenced Palestinian politician Khalida Jarrar on Monday to two years in prison on charges of “inciting violence” and belonging to a “banned organization.” Jarrar was arrested from her home in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah on October 31, 2019, and has since been held in Israeli detention without charge […]

Israel hands Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jarrar two-year prison term for PFLP membership

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Khalida Jarrar smuggles a letter for Palestine Writes

Editor’s Note: The following letter was shared during the keynote panel of the Palestine Writes Literature Festival. You can watch a video recording of the keynote panel here, and listen to our interview with two of the festival organizers for the Mondoweiss podcast here. From the Israeli Damon prison located at the top of Mount […]

From an Israeli prison, Khalida Jarrar salutes feminists struggling for justice the world over

This is the third time that my mother celebrates International Women’s Day in Israel’s Apartheid prisons. Mom was first arrested at an International Women’s Day rally in 1989 when I was only 3-yrs old. On March 8th, 2016, mom was serving a 15-month arbitrary sentence for being a feminist, parliamentarian, and political leader. Today, mom […]

‘By the time they let me go my mother was gone’: Daughters of imprisoned Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jarrar speak out

Ramallah, occupied West Bank — Suha and Yaffa Jarrar have come to accept that their family is never safe. Being the daughters of Khalida Jarrar, a well-known leftist lawmaker in the occupied Palestinian territory, they are always prepared for bad news. Parliamentary immunity is not respected, not by the Israeli government or by its Palestinian […]

Legislator Khalida Jarrar is detained by Israel in predawn raid, a year after her last imprisonment

Violence / Detentions — West Bank / Jerusalem Palestinian leadership outraged over detention of MP Khalida Jarrar BETHLEHEM (Ma‘an) 2 July — Palestinian political leadership has reacted with outrage over the detention of feminist, human rights activist, and Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member Khalida Jarrar, detained by Israeli forces from her home in Ramallah during […]

The True Heathen

Editor’s note: this was a comment left on The New Attack Against Heathenry, edited slightly. by Ocko Von Dornum Heathenism isn’t defined, what a heathen is is also not clear, who a heathen is is mostly by self declaration, and that’s it. Often ‘heathen’ is just a synonym for a nationalist who is disappointed with Christianity. So to […]

CIA To Spill The Beans On Top-Secret Cold War PsyOps

Langley, Virginia – Throughout the Cold War, the CIA was involved in a wide range of covert operations. Details of four of those top-secret assignments will soon be released. According to a new report by the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation to the [US] Department of State (HAC), the department has two primary responsibilities: […]

Opposing refugee resettlement is giving ISIS what it wants

Just a few months ago, Syrians in America celebrated what appeared to be progress in the political discourse surrounding refugees. As the coverage of migrants in Europe penetrated the American media with wrenching images and reports of desperation, the Syrian plight took on a new currency. As photos like that of Alan al-Kurdi’s limp body […]

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