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Samer al-‘Issawi in Jaffa

Jaffa-based activists welcome Samer al-‘Issawi, the former political prisoner and hunger striker, recently released from Israeli prison. ‘Issawi was received at the city’s historic clock tower square, where activists staged daily vigils calling for his release over an extended period of time. He was then taken on a walking tour of the city, as local…

Social justice activist Anat Lev holding a banner against administrative detention in front of Meggido prison.

Planned by a dedicated of Jaffa-based activists, a bus full of Palestinians and Jews left clock tower square in Jaffa, heading to multiple main intersections adjacent to main roads and Palestinian towns within Israel in order to mobilize and show solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners and their plight. The activists traveled to Taybeh, Qalanswa junction, Baqa' al-Gharbiyeh, Kufr Qara', 'Ara, and 'Ara'ara, where they visited the mother of the prisoner Karim Younis. They continued to the al-Lajun intersection in front of Meggido prison, ending their journey in Umm al-Fahm.

“Intersections of Freedom” – demonstrations in solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners

Planned by a dedicated of Jaffa-based activists, a bus full of Palestinians and Jews left clock tower square in Jaffa, heading to multiple main intersections adjacent to main roads and Palestinian towns within Israel in order to mobilize and show solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners and their plight. The activists traveled to Taybeh, Qalanswa…

Activists in Yafa celebrated the recent deal with Samer 'Issawi who ended his record breaking hunger strike, which lasted more than 270 days. 'Issawi agreed to an eight-month prison sentence, after which he will be released to his Jerusalem home. 
 The Yafa-based activists vow to continue their weekly vigil in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners, as currently there are about 4800 Palestinians in Israeli jails, about 170 of them are administrative detainees, held without trial or charges.

 Join us every Thursday, clock tower square in Yafa, 7p to show support and solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners.

Demonstration in support of Samer Al-‘Issawi. Jaffa

Activists in Yafa celebrated the recent deal with Samer ‘Issawi who ended his record breaking hunger strike, which lasted more than 270 days. ‘Issawi agreed to an eight-month prison sentence, after which he will be released to his Jerusalem home. The Yafa-based activists vow to continue their weekly vigil in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners,…