Sa’adat from Isolation: Security Cooperation and PA Political Detention Must End

A new statement was released by Ahmad Sa’adat on January 29, 2012, written in Sa’adat’s Israeli prison cell on January 19, marking the tenth anniversary of his abduction. It was taken from the jail by a lawyer for broad distribution to the public. In the statement, in full ...

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10 Years in Prison, 10 Years of Struggle: On the Anniversary of the Abduction of Ahmad Sa’adat

January 15, 2012 is the 10th anniversary of the abduction of Palestinian political leader Ahmad Sa’adat by the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah at the hands of the PA intelligence services headed by Tawfiq Tirawi. Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the ...

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Occupy Oakland protesters support Ahmad Sa’adat

Protesters from “Occupy Oakland‘ wear Free Ahmad Sa’adat shirts designed by Carlos Latuff as they protest for economic justice, social justice, and liberation.

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Take Action – Isolation of Ahmad Sa’adat continued in violation of promise to prisoners

A Call from Occupied Palestine to the Occupy Movement October 27, 2011 Only one week after promising Palestinian political prisoners that isolation would end and that all prisoners in isolation would be returned to the general population, in order to convince those prisoners to end their hunger ...

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Victory on the Way in Hunger Strike – Sa’adat in Hospital, continuing Strike

Ahmad Sa’adat, imprisoned Palestinian national leader, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, remained on hunger strike on October 19, 2011 even as he was hospitalized, and sent congratulations to the prisoners liberated as part of the prisoner swap ...

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Campaign congratulates Palestinian People on Prisoner Liberation – Sa’adat’s statement on the prisoner exchange

The Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat expresses its deepest congratulations to the Palestinian people, the liberated prisoners, their families, and all people committed to freedom and justice in the world upon the occasion of the liberation of the first stage of prisoners in the prisoner ...

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National Lawyers Guild supports Hunger Striking Prisoners

The National Lawyers Guild passed the following resolution unanimously today at its convention in Philadelphia. The convention passed numerous other resolutions, including supporting the Occupy Wall Street/Occupy Everywhere movement (to which numerous Guild lawyers provide legal support), ...

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Third Week of Hunger Strike – Action Grows as Sa’adat’s Health in Jeopardy

Palestinian prisoners have entered their third week of hunger strike. After two weeks of hunger strike, physical symptoms become increasingly severe and prisoners’ lives and health are increasingly at risk. As prisoners have put their lives and bodies on the line to defend the rights of ...

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#TweepStrike: A Call from Gaza to Support Palestinian Prisoners

A call to action has spread widely among users of the global communication service, Twitter, known as Tweeps, publicly declaring their support and solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike and their own plans to participate. The following call, from Rana Baker, has been distributed ...

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BDS movement supports Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) supports the legitimate demands of Palestinian political prisoners in their open-ended hunger strike, and calls for stepping up the global BDS campaign to end Israeli impunity ...

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