JERUSALEM: After 15 years of imprisonment, Lina al-Jarbouni is struggling with life in the outside world.

She finds it difficult to sleep at night and to be in a room with an open door. She is still getting to know .. Read More

BUDOUR YOUSSEF HASSAN

MASS HUNGER STRIKE TESTS PALESTINIAN UNITY

BUDOUR YOUSSEF HASSAN

JERUSALEM: Hunger strikes don’t get any easier with experience.

So says the family of Palestinian prisoner Majd Ziada, who has participated in multiple collective strikes since his arrest by Israeli occupatio... Read More

WHEN CAN I PUT FLOWERS ON MY SON'S GRAVE?

BUDOUR YOUSSEF HASSAN

ELECTRONIC INTIFADA: Mother’s Day has taken on a new dimension for Ibtisam al-Aghwani.

On it, she feels a “great sense of responsibility” towards her son Louay. “He always gave me flowers an... Read More

ISRAEL PUTS POET UNDER HOUSE ARREST

BUDOUR YOUSSEF HASSAN

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Dareen Tatour has long dreamed of seeing her poems translated from Arabic into other languages — so that they reach people across the world.

One of her poems has indeed been translated re... Read More

MOTHER WAITS 36 YEARS FOR ISRAEL TO RETURN SON€S BODY

BUDOUR YOUSSEF HASSAN

Jerusalem: For the last 36 years, Raoufa Khattab has refused to believe that her son Abd al-Rahman is dead until she sees his remains with her own eyes.

“They haven’t returned his body to us, so perhaps... Read More

SHOT DEAD IN A SCHOOL UNIFORM

BUDOUR YOUSSEF HASSAN

JERUSALEM: It is not unusual to see youth from the Aida refugee camp in Bethlehem fight with the Israeli forces of occupation. But the clashes which followed Israel’s slaying of 13-year-old Abdulrahman Shadi Obeidallah &mdas... Read More

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