“Should the Israeli authorities choose to implement the outstanding demolition orders in the community and force the people to leave, they would not only generate significant humanitarian hardship but also commit one of the grave breaches of international humanitarian law” Read More
Film Review: Speed Sisters
by Hamja Ahsan “Their superheroes were given names like Superman. We call ours – Palestinians”, a meme from a Muslim activist organisation reads. A new documentary, Speed Sisters, introduces a new gang of five Palestinian women, or quasi-superhero “sistahs”, who are the Middle East’s first drifting racing team. In a way, Palestinian women have… Read More
Everyday Prisons – Women’s Lives Under Occupation
by Samah Saleh Hanan, a Palestinian woman, was released in a prisoner exchange, after serving five years of her life sentence. In an interview, during my research on women in Israeli prisons, Hanan closed her eyes as she described prison as no more than a series of boxes. The boxes are connected to each other’ she… Read More
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