Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa'adat http://freeahmadsaadat.org Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa'adat Sun, 28 May 2017 18:45:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 57236852 Palestinian prisoners’ strike a collective victory: Statement from Ahmad Sa’adat http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/05/28/palestinian-prisoners-strike-a-collective-victory-statement-from-ahmad-saadat/ http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/05/28/palestinian-prisoners-strike-a-collective-victory-statement-from-ahmad-saadat/#respond Sun, 28 May 2017 18:45:37 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7360 Read more »]]> Statement by the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Ahmad Sa’adat

The prisoners have made a new epic from their own will and determination and have proven that their rights must be taken and not pleaded for

 

To the masses of the Palestinian people, the Arab nation, and the forces of freedom in the world…

The striking prisoners mustered their steadfastness, will and resolve to thwart and resist all attempts to abort and dismantle the strike. No oppression has been spared against the strikers, which has contributed to the deterioration of the prisoners’ health through repressive policies and measures against the strikers, especially the policy of arbitrary transfer which did not cease until the last moment, apart from the occupation’s attempts to spread lies, rumors and misinformation. The heroic prisoners have confronted all of these policies and practices and have, for 41 days, made of their own will of steel a new epic in confrontation of the occupation, adding to the historic landmarks of the struggles of our people in the national liberation movement.

To our Palestinian masses…

This victory was the collective fruit of the efforts of the Palestinian people who rallied around the strike, including individuals and institutions, national, human rights, humanitarian and popular organizations, through the sacrifices of the martyrs, the wounded and the prisoners. It came through the support of Arab popular forces throughout the Arab world, and through the support of all of the forces of freedom in the world, including popular movements and organizations, solidarity committees, parliamentarians, social justice movements confronting imperialism and globalization, and the international boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. To all of those who participated in the actions of solidarity with our strike to bring it to its honorable conclusion, we send all of our greetings and appreciation, especially to the families of the martyrs, the wounded and the prisoners.

To the masses of our people:

While it is too early to provide a final assessment of the achievements of the strike before the offical statement of the strike leadership, we can say clearly that the inability of the occupation to break the strike or contain it is a victory for the prisoners and for their will and determination to continue the confrontation. This victory has important implications: first, to reaffirm the fact that rights can only be taken and never begged for, and that the resistance was the main lever for all of the achievements of the Palestinian people in the successive eras of the revolution. Second, that the different factions of the prisoners’ movement and the atmosphere of division did not prevent the unity of action of all of the national and Islamic factions on the fields of confrontation, as long as the compass of struggle remaind directed at the primary contradiction with the occupation. The third significant point is that the confrontation does not end with the strike; instead, it must continue in order to strengthen the achievements of the strike, expand them and build on them. This is critical to rebuild and unify the body of the Palestinian prisoners’ movement and expand its role to exit the situation of fragmentation and division and instead present a living model to our people to bring forward sincere efforts to advance the Palestinian cause from this current crisis and the framework of division.

To our Palestinian masses…

What our Palestinian political forces and factions must do to support the prisoners and strengthen their steadfastness is to restore our national unity toward a path of advancement and leave behind this stage of going around endlessly in circles.

Once again, all of our salutes to all of the popular Palestinian, Arab and international forces who contributed to strengthening the steadfastness of the prisoners and carrying their battle forward to the road of victory.

Glory to the martyrs, and victory is certain

 

General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

Ahmad Sa’adat
Ramon Prison
May 28, 2017

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Palestinian leader Ahmad Sa’adat transferred to Ohli Kedar prison http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/05/14/in-attempt-to-block-legal-visit-saadat-transferred-to-ohli-kedar-prison/ Sun, 14 May 2017 09:59:03 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7344 Read more »]]> CORRECTED as of May 14 with new information: Ahmad Sa’adat, the imprisoned General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was suddenly transferred on Thursday, 11 May from isolation in Ashkelon prison to isolation in Ohli Kedar prison. Sa’adat will reportedly receive a legal visit today in Ohli Kedar with a lawyer from Addameer. Sa’adat has been denied all legal visits since May 4, when he and dozens of prominent leaders joined the Strike of Freedom and Dignity, the hunger strike launched by 1500 Palestinian prisoners on April 17, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day.

Addameer only obtained the legal visit, scheduled for today, Sunday, May 14 at 3:00 pm in Ashkelon prison, after filing a petition against the ongoing and illegal denial of visits against Sa’adat. As noted by the Media Committee of the hunger strike, this latest transfer is a “systematic policy to deny the imprisoned leader Sa’adat of his right to legal visits.”

Sa’adat and fellow imprisoned leaders, including Marwan Barghouthi, Anas Jaradat, Abbas al-Sayyed, Ahed Abu Ghoulmeh, Wajdi Jawdat and others have all been consistently denied legal visits since joining the strike, despite ongoing legal actions and even court orders to allow the visits following ongoing petitions by Palestinian lawyers and legal organizations. The hunger strike demands an end to solitary confinement and imprisonment without charge or trial, the right to family visits and communication with loved ones, and proper health care and medical treatment for imprisoned Palestinians.

We demand that Ahmad Sa’adat and all other imprisoned Palestinians immediately receive their denied legal visits, the immediate implementation of the hunger strikers’ demands, and urge freedom for all imprisoned Palestinians in Israeli jails.

  • This story has been corrected from an earlier version; due to the heavy control of information imposed by the Israeli prison administration, news and reports are often delayed or confused regarding time.
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Ahmad Sa’adat and Ahed Abu Ghoulmeh to join #DignityStrike on May 4 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/05/03/ahmad-saadat-and-ahed-abu-ghoulmeh-to-join-dignitystrike-on-may-4/ Wed, 03 May 2017 08:55:24 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7335 Read more »]]>  

mprisoned Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Secretary Ahmad Sa’adat and fellow leader Ahed Abu Ghoulmeh will join the Strike of Freedom and Dignity on May 4, announced Khalida Jarrar at a joint press conference of all Palestinian factions held simultaneously in Ramallah and Gaza City.

Sa’adat and Abu Ghoulmeh will be joined by dozens of fellow members of the leadership of the PFLP behind bars, as well as fellow strugglers from the Islamic Jihad Movement, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine and other organizations. The press conference included participation from all factions, including both Hamas and Fateh, announcing an escalation of the strike.

On May 1, Sa’adat wrote in a statement on International Workers’ Day: “From here, from the Israeli prison cells, where our brave and beloved ones are fighting a new heroic epic that is entering its 15th consecutive day in the battle of the open hunger strike, we call upon you to uphold these values and put them into action by supporting the struggle of the prisoners and putting pressure on your governments to boycott, divest from and sanction the occupation state. The isolation of the occupation state, besieging it on a popular, international level, means that the date of freedom for our people and for all prisoners inside the prisons of “Israel” approaches ever more closely.”

More details to follow.

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International Workers Day: On May 1, Ahmad Sa’adat’s message from prison to the international left http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/04/30/international-workers-day-on-may-1-ahmad-saadats-message-from-prison-to-the-international-left/ Mon, 01 May 2017 05:20:38 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7332 Read more »]]>  

Ahmad Sa’adat, the imprisoned General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, delivered a special message from prison to the forces and movements of the Left in the world on the occasion of International Workers’ Day, marking a renewed landmark of revolutionary struggle against imperialism, Zionism and fascism and the forces of class and social exploitation. Sa’adat said in the statement that the open-ended hunger strike being waged currently by the Palestinian prisoners’ movement is the most prominent national site of confrontation with the Zionist occupation and its racist settler-colonial laws. He urges the expansion of the campaign for boycott and the isolation of the occupation at an international level.

Comrades and friends

Revolutionary greetings,
Greetings of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine,
Greetings to the strugglers for justice, freedom, equality and progress everywhere.

Greetings to you from inside the prisons and cells of Zionism, and salutes to all those who celebrate today, who march and participate in this day, in the lighting of the flame of this immortal, human, day, the first of May, the day of workers, the people, and the struggling classes. This is the day in which we together renew our primary commitment to defend the rights and interests of the impoverished and struggling classes with a fundamental interest in progress and change, the classes that were and still are the front line of the revolution, standing against the savage forces of capitalism, occupation, colonialism and racism.

Greetings from the camps of our people in the homeland and in the Diaspora, these Palestinian camps that were and still are strongholds of resistance, popular resistance and revolution, the birth of the front of popular classes, struggling workers, poor revolutionaries and revolutionary intellectuals. Our Palestinian camps, the incubator of the revolution and the popular intifada, are living these days under harsh and difficult conditions, both within and outside Palestine. Despite oppression, exclusion, marginalization and siege, the masses of our people continue to fight for their sacred right to return to their land and to the homes, villages and towns from which they were forcibly displaced.

Our message today is to all the revolutionary forces in Latin America and Africa, in the Philippines, Turkey and Greece, in the belts of misery and the struggling cities everywhere: The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine stands with you on May 1, renewing its commitment to the relentless and unconditional defense of the rights of the exploited, confronting the domination of colonialism, the forces of exploitation and the tools of class and social oppression. We call for the widest international left alliance to confront the camp of exploitation and capital and build the alternative, a socialist society.

May 1 was and will remain a day of struggle and adherence to the fundamental principles that the revolutionary, democratic left was created to achieve. The values of a society of justice, freedom and equality, working to consolidate the values of international and human solidarity to serve the people, for the well-being and dignity of humanity. One of our common tasks is to defend the rights of refugees everywhere and to defend migrants and the impoverished classes, especially those living in the midst of imperialist countries.

From here, from the Israeli prison cells, where our brave and beloved ones are fighting a new heroic epic that is entering its 15th consecutive day in the battle of the open hunger strike, we call upon you to uphold these values and put them into action by supporting the struggle of the prisoners and putting pressure on your governments to boycott, divest from and sanction the occupation state. The isolation of the occupation state, besieging it on a popular, international level, means that the date of freedom for our people and for all prisoners inside the prisons of “Israel” approaches ever more closely.

Comrades,

Today, almost everywhere, our Palestinian people are facing a campaign of relentless and unprecedented wars against our national liberation movement. A broad economic, political and security campaign led by the United States and Israel and the reactionary forces in the region is a war aimed first and foremost at the popular classes, seeking to liquidate the cause of the Palestinian people and the rights of the Palestinian people.

What is happening in the Arab world and the region generally demands that all the forces of the international left must unite and come together to face the threatened disasters, woes and wars in the region, especially if Trump and his right-wing racist, fascist camp succeed in implementing their plans to swallow the wealth of the Arab nation. And therefore, we in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine call upon you to bang on the walls of silence in your society against the Trump camp, run today by a handful of generals and major corporations.

Comrades and friends everywhere,

Today, the Israeli racist entity is further rooting its settlement laws and institutionalizing them in all of the details of the lives of the Palestinian people within the occupied territory and throughout our historic homeland, with the aim of imposing an enhanced form of subjugation based on oppression, exploitation, apartheid, siege and starvation. Israel is trying to impose this new order of subjugation on the masses of our people, inside occupied Palestine 1948, in the West Bank, in the Gaza Strip, in Jerusalem, even if some details differ here and there.

Our Palestinian liberation struggle is entering a new and difficult stage of struggle, but we have a deep confidence in the will of the masses of our people, our courageous workers, and their revolutionary capacities are firmly established and stronger than anything.

We promise that the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine will remain on the front lines to confront imperialism, Zionism and the forces of injustice and social oppression in Palestine and in the region. Because this is our responsibility. This is our duty. This is the path we choose to achieve our people’s goals of return, liberation, and the establishment of an independent Palestinian state on all of the land of historic Palestine with Jerusalem as its capital, the eternal and united capital of the Palestinian people.

Long live May 1, a day of freedom and struggle
Long live international solidarity
Victory to the Palestinian prisoners in the battle of freedom and dignity
Freedom for all political prisoners in the world
Victory is certain

Your comrade,
Ahmad Sa’adat
General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Ramon Prison
May 1 2017

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Interview with Ahmad Sa’adat: Prisoners’ struggle is critically important for the Palestinian liberation movement http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/04/19/interview-with-ahmad-saadat-prisoners-struggle-is-critically-important-for-the-palestinian-liberation-movement/ Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:46:30 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7321 Read more »]]> Marking Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, and as over 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners enter an open hunger strike for a series of demands, HadfNews published an interview with imprisoned Palestinian leader Ahmad Sa’adat, his answers received from Ramon prison, where Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, is confined by the Zionist occupation.

Sa’adat has been imprisoned since 2006 in Zionist jails and since 2002 in Palestinian Authority prisons under U.S. and British guard; he was abducted from the PA’s Jericho prison along with his comrades in March 2006. The translation of the interview follows below:

On Palestinian Prisoners Day, we hope to grasp the image and reality of the prisoners’ movement and the horizon of struggle within the Zionist prisons. Also, what is the possibility of the unity of the movement to confront the repressive practices of the prison administration?

The issue of prisoners is one of the most important dimensions of the Palestinian national project, like the defense of the land, resistance to the settlements, the Arab identity of Jerusalem and the return of refugees.

Accordingly, the prisoners’ movement is one of the pillars of the Palestinian national movement in general. It is advanced on the front lines of the conflict with the occupation, and affects the advance of the national struggle in the conflict with the enemy at all levels. Behind the prison walls, a constant state of conflict with occupation forces arose following the open hunger strike waged by the Popular Front against solitary confinement in September 2011, opening the door to many individual initiatives of struggle against administrative detention, and later the broad general strike waged by the prisoners’ movement in April-May 2012. This achieved a victory in releasing prisoners from solitary confinement, ensuring the right to family visits for prisoners from the Gaza Strip, as well as many other achievements on living conditions.

This victory created favorable conditions to achieve the unity of the prisoners’ movement and its mechanisms of struggle, but the organizational choices of the brothers in the Fateh movement did not help in accomplishing this. The prisoners’ movement was impacted by the repercussions of the division, and the prison administration played a divisive role between prisoners of various factions.

We hope that the strike that the prisoners’ movement plans to wage in April will include all factions of the national movement and will lead to unifying the Fateh movement’s structures as well as transitioning to a new phase for the unity of the entire prisoners’ movement at the levels of program and action.

How do you see the role of the prisoners’ movement? Along with steadfastness and struggle inside Zionist prisons, can it play a pivotal role in the Palestinian overall national reality? What is the outcome of the crisis, and what are the ways out of this reality?

The Palestinian prisoners’ movement plays a diverse and historic central role in nurturing and promoting the Palestinian national liberation struggle since its inception. In the last six years it has formed a focus for the struggle of our people through its activities to build the national cause, and at the regional and international level. The prisoners’ movement also took the initiative to create the national reconciliation document, which was unanimously agreed upon by all the national and Islamic factions to end the division. But the process of national advancement and reconciliation cannot only be on the shoulders of the prisoners’ movement. Its role is integrated with the struggles of our people in every clash with the enemy and in the forefront, breaking with the circle of illusions around the absurd negotiations and fully cutting off the approach of Oslo, and rebuilding the Palestinian national program of struggle. This program must be built upon the road of resistance and upon rebuilding the Palestinian internal house with democratic mechanisms for national leadership. Together, we can leave the state of national crisis through advancing the struggle.

What are the main national strategic points in relation to the issue of prisoners at Palestinian, regional and international levels?

At the Palestinian national level, the Palestinian prisoners’ movement represents a living witness to the continuation of our people’s resistance to the Zionist settler colonial project. What is needed from the Palestinian national liberation movement is to deal with this issue first and foremost as a serious commitment alongside other national issues of struggle, as part of a Palestinian program of resistance that reflects the identity and importance of the prisoners’ struggle. It is important to avoid sectarian instrumentalization, individualism, or shuffling the cards [to create a distraction], in order to chase a political settlement. It is critical to escape from the political blackmail of the parties of the division and get on the road to national unity in struggle and mobilizing the resistance of the people. This needs hard work put to the task of liberating the prisoners and supporting their struggle at the forefront of the program of national struggle. Within the prisoners’ movement, this means working on a daily level to invest in confrontation and rebuild the prisoners’ movement with a unified body and program.

At the regional and international levels, regionalization and internationalization of the cause and the prisoners’ status as freedom fighters is important, as is providing legal and political protection for their struggle, and building the pressure at the international level to compel the occupation to respect international humanitarian law, particularly the Geneva Conventions, and implement international resolutions for the Palestinian people’s right to return, self-determination and national independence.

In light of the Palestinian Authority’s role and reliance on the American-Zionist vision on multiple levels, including the internal political situation and continued reliance on settlement, negotiations, security coordination and the arrest and prosecution of resistance fighters while cracking down on people and violating social rights – what is your vision on how to deal with it?

The continued dependence of the Authority on the American-Zionist program, and its pursuit of useless “opportunities” for futile negotiations, while continuing security coordination and the pursuit of resistance strugglers, is a poisoned dagger in the back of the resistance, transferring the contradiction with the occupation to the internal Palestinian scene and deepening the division.

It is impossible and neither realistic nor possible to combine the “sanctity” of security coordination with adherence to a path of resistance. The continuation of this policy is not only a political framework but a choice for a class, reflecting the interests of the sectors and class of beneficiaries at the top of the hierarchy of the Authority and the PLO. The struggle against this approach requires:

First, to escalate the resistance of our people on all levels and using all methods to make the resistance a daily reality that governs our relations with the occupation. On the other hand, escalating the national struggle against the practices of the Authority, including security coordination and the violation of the political, social and democratic rights of Palestinians, first and foremost, the right to resist occupation.

In this context, the development of a national democratic pole can be built on the basis of a leftist program and a national democratic vision to confront the project of the Authority is an urgently necessary step that cannot be postponed.

The Zionist project is maintaining its objectives. Meanwhile, Iraq and Syria are subject to war and destruction while many Arab rulers are racing toward alliance with “Israel” under the pretext of the nuclear confrontation with Iran. Does the Zionist entity still function as an occupation entity associated with colonialism and imperialism or is it something else? What is necessary in terms of response?

The nature of the Zionist racist settler colonial project as a mechanism of imperialism in the region has not changed. The change is the absence of the national custodian and incubator of resistance to this project and its national program, based on confronting its nature and its objective contradiction with any resolution to the struggle in Palestine. This type of imperialist project cannot be reconciled with and its racist essence cannot be defeated without thoroughly dismantling it. The examples of this are many, in addition to its growing strength when compared to the weakness of the Palestinian resistance and the progressive Arab project, which has only added to its imperialist role as the partner of the imperial project in the region and the world, with the right to determine imperial programs and priorities in the region and increase its share of the profits.

What is required in order to mobilize resistance and achieve victory is to rebuild a strategic national program on the basis of a clear and objective understanding of this project and the nature of imperialism, and the complete rejection of all illusions that have been manifested on the basis of the Madrid-Oslo approach and its subsequent developments.

The maximum that can be accepted by the Zionist entity is to create an administrative “autonomy” under its control to serve as a bridge to extend the power of imperialism in the Arab world, a facade of a state. This is why we must reunify our national liberation project for the unity of our people, land, identity and destiny, restore the Arab dimension of the Palestinian cause and strengthen relations with the Arab national forces confronting this project. It is critical to cut the relationship with the enemy and expand political confrontation with the entity in all international spaces, building the boycott and isolation of the occupier and exposing its racist illegitimacy.

In short and urgently, we must return to the program of national liberation before the lessons of Oslo and the vocabulary of settlement, and struggle to achieve one liberated democratic Palestinian state on the entire land of Palestine. We must end the division and rebuild the PLO in a democratic way as a universal reference of the highest leadership of our people, involving all social and political colors, and examining all the options for our people in the framework of democratic institutions.

The Arab situation today is still witnessing a large amount of chaos, conflict, terror and war, and the specter of sectarian and confessional division has become a reality. How do you see the future reality of the Palestinian cause in light of the situation? What is required at the Arab level?

Indeed, the current Arab situation is indescribable, after the invasion of Iraq, the division of the land and people in Libya, and the attempts being made to dismantle the land and people of Yemen and Syria and the completion of the “Greater Middle East” project.

It is natural that this situation is alien to the Palestinian national liberation movement and the Palestinian national project in general, and it is also self-evident that the absence of advanced Arab national movements and their extensions in the region is the main cause of this dire situation.

On the Palestinian level, our people have many strengths that enable them to confront these projects aimed at the liquidation of our national cause. It is urgent to construct and promote national unity and an end to division, which can mobilize our national struggle to disrupt the imperialist programs in the region and pressure the official Arab reactionary regimes to halt their destructive projects in Syria, Yemen and Libya, and can provide a climate to end this situation of war and achieve democracy and political solutions to these crises, so as to ensure the unity of that country’s land and people.

The mobilization of the Palestinian role is capable of providing a real climate for resistance to these projects. The most prominent, central task which can play a decisive role in this direction is to rebuild the national-democratic movement and its extensions in each country to fill the vacuum that has opened the door to all forms of international intervention in Arab internal affairs. The Progressive Arab Front, launched last year, can be an important step in that direction.

The pace of extremism, populism and racism in the European and Western countries has risen in general, including in the United States, where President Donald Trump came to the presidency on such a campaign. Trump has arrived carrying in his quiver new conditions and dictates for Palestinians and Arabs. How do you see the role of the United States of America on the international level? Will we see the emergence of a strong alternate pole confronting its monopoly in international institutions? What are the implications for the Palestinian cause?

The high pace of populist extremism in the capitalist world is a logical consequence of the crisis of this system which worsened in 2008 and whose repercussions are still felt today. At the same time, this exacerbates the contradictions between the capitalist countries, particularly with the United States.

We have already seen that the financial crisis of 1929 led to Nazism and fascism and the 1970s economic crisis gave birth to Reagan and Thatcher.

These contradictions are likely to worsen and bring an era to a close. It is natural to see the emergence of various economic and political alliances and national groupings, including the emergence of the role of the European Union, the BRICS countries. Today, the role of Russia and China is felt strongly on the world stage and highlights a hub that would help to establish an international balance on the global level and weaken the dominance of the United States at a world systems level.

The victory of Trump is an important indicator of the growing advancement of extremist and populist trends internationally, but it also opens up a wide, favorable climate for the advancement of a radical anti-imperialist left, especially in light of the inability of these prevailing trends to solve the problems of the people created by capitalism.

At the level of the Palestinian situation after the election of Trump as the president of the United States, known as he is for his support of the Zionist entity, the situation will be worse and continue on the path of all previous US administrations that have always been biased to the positions of the Zionist entity and have never taken any serious step to stop the violations of the Zionist state or its excesses. The difference between the positions of previous administrations and that of the Trump administrative is not qualitative but quantitative. The prevailing political situation impacts the direction of the Zionist – Palestinian – Arab struggle. What is needed to respond firmly to the policies of the Trump administration and not passively adopt his dictates and requirements.

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is moving toward the fiftieth anniversary of its founding. How do you evaluate the situation of the Front overall and how do you view its role and functions in the next phase?

The most recent Seventh National Congress of the Front resulted in decisions that serve as a qualitative leap for the role of the Popular Front and the national democratic line in all areas of work and struggle, including strengthening and developing its political and national positions. This also means strengthening militant organizations, mass movements and popular struggle to address national and social issues and to confront and solve the everyday problems affecting our people. This is especially true in the Gaza Strip, which is still reeling from the disaster of war. However, this progress has not yet lived up to the level of the role that should be played by the front, or the size of the national tasks that must be faced by our people and our cause.

It is necessary to increase and elevate our level of work and effort in all arenas of activity, especially through the leadership bodies and cadres of the Front in general, as well as what is needed to advance the national role of the Front. Therefore, we need concrete steps to unify democratic forces and develop a leftist democratic pole and strengthen its role in Palestinian society.

In addition, building the Arab Progressive Front and expanding its ranks to activate its role on the overall level to bring about integration between the Arab and Palestinian dimensions of the struggle and to mobilize the Arab masses to counter the dissipation of the Arab national movement and rise out of the current impasse of the Arab nation. I hope that the Front’s next national Congress will further develop to awaken and indeed double this role, in proportion to the size of the responsibility placed upon it as an organization and as a national leftist democratic framework.

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Khaled Barakat’s presentation at Paris event to free Georges Ibrahim Abdallah http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/03/27/khaled-barakats-presentation-at-paris-event-to-free-georges-ibrahim-abdallah/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:29:41 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7308 Read more »]]> Excerpts from the speech of Khaled Barakat, international coordinator of the Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat, at the unified meeting to Free Georges Abdallah, held on 18 March at Librarie Resistances in Paris, France:

“One of the most important propositions that was discussed today is about the youth and their participation in our movement. And I would like to take this opportunity to remember our young comrade, Basil al-Araj, recently assassinated by the occupation in Palestine, and to make a point in this meeting to condemn his assassination and the ongoing violence faced daily by our comrades in Palestine. It is critical to know that our future depends on the organization and participation of youth in all of our struggles.

“The year 2017 is very important for us as Palestinians, for several reasons. This year marks 100 years of struggle against occupation and colonization. And this brings us to two important points: the first is that Palestine continues today to be occupied and colonized, and the second is that the Palestinian people, far from being defeated, continue to struggle.

“The fact that we are meeting today to struggle against political imprisonment, and that the Palestinian people themselves continue to fight, is proof of the determination of the people engaged in struggle, and the importance of these struggles: 100 years of struggle against the Balfour declaration, 70 years of struggle against the settler colonial Israeli state and 50 years of fighting against the occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights by the occupier.

“Comrade Georges Abdallah is a example of the Palestinian struggle, an example of the struggle against colonialism, an example of the struggle against imperialism, an example for the Palestinian left. And we are very proud of him.

“When we mobilize for Palestine, it is important to highlight the case of Comrade Georges Abdallah, because this is not merely an individual case but one for the entire movement. It is a cause for every communist.

“We all agree that the primary criminal in this story is the French imperialist state that arrested Georges Abdallah and has kept him imprisoned for 33 years. And I think we also agree to underline the role of the United States and Israel in this matter. But we should also discuss the responsibility of the Lebanese government in this case.

“We must also raise our struggle towards the Lebanese government, which has not taken its responsibilities seriously in this case, for example, with protests at Lebanese embassies.

“Recently, Lebanese officials welcomed the leader of the National Front, which reflects the shamelessness of their relationship with France.

“Let us look instead at the example set by Cuba, who posted portraits of their five political prisoners in the United States in the Havana airport and all over in the streets. Meanwhile, the Lebanese government has left Georges Abdallah in France, without concern. This is a shame!

“The Lebanese government has not hesitated to release criminals, from thieves to assassins, who are now participants in Lebanese politics. On the other hand, there is no effort exerted for Georges Abdallah.

“The idea that was raised today at this meeting, to send a delegation to Lebanon, is something that we support. We must take action to free Georges Abdallah and this must be the year of his liberation.

“There is a growing movement for Georges Abdallah’s freedom that has been building, especially in the last 10 years around the world, and it is time to build this movement by rallying in popular neighborhoods and among the popular classes, because Georges Abdallah is fighting for them, and he is their comrade and ally.

“It is also important to organize days and weeks of action, especially in 2017 as we mark the 100th anniversary of Lenin’s revolution. Indeed, if we observe that the radical revolutionary left in the world is not united, if there is one thing we must do on this centenary, it is to take action in a real way and step forward toward unity of the revolutionary left, internationally.

“When will the oppressor realize that the cost of keeping a political prisoner in prison is too high? When the voice of the prisoner becomes so loud that it is echoed everywhere in the voices of the popular classes. We must show the French government that the cost of imprisoning him is too high, so that it must release Georges Abdallah.

“As you know, Georges could have been released a long time ago, if he had sold his soul and his principles, he could have returned to Lebanon. He did not do so, because he is a true revolutionary, a true communist.

“What we must do, to make his 33 years of life spent in prison worthwhile, something that has value, is to carry forward his voice, to defend it, and to make sure that the French government regrets having imprisoned him for 33 years.

“It is time to fight together. It is time to walk together. It is time to tell those who demand that we compromise or negotiate that we will not, but that we will continue to march forward and we will do it together.”

French original text: http://liberonsgeorges.samizdat.net/mobilisation/ils-soutiennent/intervention-de-khaled-barakat-meeting-18-mars-2017/

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Eleven years on the attack on Jericho prison: Security coordination and occupation must end http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/03/14/eleven-years-on-the-attack-on-jericho-prison-security-coordination-and-occupation-must-end/ Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:22:22 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7295 Read more »]]> On the 11th anniversary of the occupation crime of attacking Jericho prison and kidnapping Palestinian leader Ahmad Sa’adat and his comrades, it is more clear than ever the misery that has been inflicted on the Palestinian people by the Palestinian Authority and its practice of security coordination.

On this day in 2006, Zionist forces armed with tanks and bulldozers stormed Jericho prison, surrounding it from all sides and destroying its walls, in order to abduct Ahmad Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, and his comrades Ahed Abu Ghoulmeh, Majdi Rimawi, Hamdi Qur’an and Basil al-Asmar, and the veteran fighter Fouad Shoubaki. In this crime, the Palestinian Authority, the United Kingdom and the United States were also accomplices. The British and American guards suddenly left their post only a few hours before the attack in coordination with the occupation; the abducted Palestinians were then subject to military trials by the occupation.

The Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat emphasizes the following points:

1) We have not forgotten and have not closed the file on or forgiven this crime, which was a product of British, US and Palestinian Authority security coordination with the occupation. The first chapter of this crime began with the kidnapping of Ahmad Sa’adat by the PA security apparatus and their imprisonment in the Muqata’, including their hastily-arranged military trials. They were then placed in Jericho prison, subject to the dictates of the occupation, which later led to the storming of the prison by occupation forces and their abduction.

2) This incident is part of a series of crimes in which security coordination by the Palestinian Authority has been complicit in attacking the rights and resistance of the Palestinian people, including political arrests and persecution of the resistance. We have witnessed a revolving door, in which strugglers and former prisoners from occupation prisons are arrested by the PA and vice versa. This has escalated to murder, as in the case of Basil al-Araj and his comrades, arrested by the Palestinian Authority and imprisoned for five months before his assassination at the hands of the Israeli occupation. The arrest of Basil and his five comrades indicates the devastating nature of security coordination.

3) Despite the abduction of Sa’adat and his comrades from Jericho prison, the occupation failed to imprison their spirit of resistance. Inside the Israeli prisons, Sa’adat and his comrades are leaders in struggle and confrontation and have participated in all the battles of the prisoners’ movement. They have become influential leaders challenging the occupation time and again.

4) We reaffirm in this anniversary the need to strengthen the movement in solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners, including prisoners and activists who are victims of security coordination, exposing the joint policies of the Authority and the occupation against them.

The attack on the Jericho prison and the subsequent events have many lessons to be found in the struggle of Ahmad Sa’adat and his comrades, including his refusal to recognize the legitimacy of the occupation courts. Despite all attempts to crack down on resistance and imprison those who struggle, the idea of resistance and the will and determination of the people for freedom cannot be crushed, despite security coordination and despite massive military aggression. Inevitably, we will see a light at the end of this tunnel and the occupation and the Authority will be held accountable. Today, the continuing popular movement is growing in the Palestinian street against the project of the Authority and, at the forefront, its security coordination policies that have been a catastrophic failure for the Palestinian people.

Greetings and solidarity to Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian prisoners struggling for freedom!

Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat
March 14, 2017

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Sa’adat salutes Tunisian General Labour Union Confederation on 23rd Conference http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/01/26/saadat-salutes-tunisian-general-labour-union-confederation-on-23rd-conference/ Fri, 27 Jan 2017 07:29:07 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7279 Read more »]]> Ahmad Sa’adat, the imprisoned Palestinian leader and General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was honored alongside Marwan Barghouthi, fellow imprisoned Palestinian leader, at the 23rd conference of the Tunisian General Labour Confederation on Sunday, 22 January.

Sa’adat sent a message to the conference from his cell in Ramon prison on behalf of himself and his comrades in the Prison Branch of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The text of the letter follows:

Sisters and brothers, comrades, members of the General Labour Union Confederation…I greet you as you embark on your democratic course, with your dedicated will, struggle and determination to achieve freedom, justice and equality.

As I send you this message, you are convening the conference of the General Union, as a landmark in the democratic framework of the union. The federation has always had a distinct national political weight throughout its history since its founding in 1946 and has given many sacrifices in struggle. Here we remember the martyr, the union General Secretary Farhat Hached and other martyrs, and we recall the role of the union in 1976, its program and strike in 1978, its support for the Bread Uprising in 1984, and its distinctive role in the recent uprising against injustice, oppression and tyranny, as it continues its national leading role to protect the Tunisian Arab democratic model experience.

Dear conferees, we highly appreciate the role that is played by the Union on the Tunisan level, and its prominent role on the Arab dimension. We salute its support for us as political prisoners, and its support for our struggle against the Zionist occupation as well as its active role in international support and solidarity with us, through events and activities that express clear awareness of this role and tasks of solidarity, reflecting its practice and values of democracy and justice.

Finally, we salute you and express our highest hopes that your conference will meet find all success, achievements and decisiveness necessary to continue the march of change in Tunisia. The struggle must continue until the completion of its tasks, the achievement of political and economic independence and the leadership of the working class and the toilers.

All of our salutes,

Ahmad Sa’adat
General Secretary, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – Prison Branch

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Events around the world for Days of Action for Ahmad Sa’adat and Palestinian Prisoners – 13-15 January http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/01/12/events-around-the-world-for-days-of-action-for-ahmad-saadat-and-palestinian-prisoners-13-15-january/ Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:00:54 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7270 Read more »]]>
Activists around the world are gearing up for international days of action to free imprisoned Palestinian leader Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian prisoners.

Sa’adat, the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, is currently imprisoned in Israeli jails serving a 30-year sentence for “incitement” and membership and leadership of a prohibited organization, his political party. On 15 January 2002, Sa’adat was arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces after attending a private meeting; the PA arrested Sa’adat and his comrades at the behest of Israel, the United States and the UK under the policy of “security cooperation.”

Sa’adat was imprisoned in a Palestinian Authority jail in Jericho until March 2006, when the prison itself was attacked in a violent Israeli occupation military raid and Sa’adat and his comrades abducted.

The call to action was endorsed by over 60 organizations around the world. A series of events and actions are being planned in occupied Palestine and in cities around the world, including New York, London, Manchester, Toulouse, Paris, Berlin, Milan, Padua, Florence, Brussels, Albuquerque, Hilton Head and Copenhagen, as well as events coming up in Canada, Ireland and elsewhere.

Materials and resources for use are available for download.

Original Call from the Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat: Read in English | Arabic | French | Italian

We invite your organizations, groups and coalition to endorse this call to action and participate in the events of January 13-15, 2017. Thank you! Please use the form or email samidoun@samidoun.net to sign on.

Events are already being scheduled in cities around the world. Please share your event with us or email samidoun@samidoun.net.

Endorsers | Events

January 13-15, 2017 marks the 15th anniversary of the seizure of Palestinian political leader, General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Ahmad Sa’adat, by the Palestinian Authority under the policy of “security cooperation,” at the behest of Israel, the United States and the United Kingdom. Today, after a 2006 attack on the Jericho prison by Israeli occupation forces, Sa’adat is serving a 30-year sentence in occupation prisons, convicted in a military court of leading a prohibited organization and incitement.

Ahmad Sa’adat is a leader of the Palestinian prisoners’ movement and a leader of the Palestinian national liberation movement, held behind bars with 7,000 fellow leaders of the Palestinian people. There are thousands of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, on the front line of the struggle for freedom. In the past year, over 6,000 Palestinians were arrested by Israeli occupation forces. These Palestinian political prisoners are the leaders of resistance to occupation, targeted for their role in refusing racism, colonialism, apartheid and occupation.

The imprisonment of Ahmad Sa’adat and his fellow Palestinian political prisoners is aided and assisted by the complicity of international states and major corporations. The United States and United Kingdom guarded Sa’adat in a Palestinian Authority prison and cleared the way for an Israeli attack, ensuring Sa’adat and his comrades came under fire. And the political, military and economic support these and other states, including the European Union and Canada, provide to the Israeli occupation allows the continued imprisonment and extrajudicial execution of Palestinians with impunity. Further, corporations like Hewlett Packard (HP) profit from the imprisonment of Palestinians by selling their services to the Israeli Prison Service.

On January 13-15, 2017, we join in a collective call for international action for the freedom of Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian political prisoners. We demand an end to the internationally-mandated policy of Palestinian Authority “security coordination” that undermines the Palestinian struggle for freedom. And we urge the escalation of the campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions against the Israeli state and complicit institutions and corporations, including HP, to create, as Sa’adat said, “a real economic cost for the industries of colonization.”

We echo the call to organize events, actions and protests in cities, town squares, campuses and public spaces to break the isolation of the prisoners, and demand freedom now for Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian political prisoners.

Endorsing organizations:

Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat
Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network
Handala Center for Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners
Palestinian Prisoners’ Committee
Coup Pour Coup 31
International Red Aid / Secours Rouge International
Collectif pour la Libération de Georges Ibrahim Abdallah – Paris
32CSM International Department
ACAT France
Al-Awda: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition (National)
Al-Awda NY: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition
Alternative Information Center
ANPI Torre del Greco
Asociacion Biladi
Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR)
Association Switzerland Palestine
BACBI (Belgian Academic and Cultural Boycott)
Boycott! Supporting the Palestinian BDS Call from Within (Israeli citizens for BDS)
Canada Palestine Association-Vancouver
Cátedra de Estudios Palestinos “Edward W. Said” – Facultad de Filosofía y Letras- UBA
Communist Party (Sweden)
Corvallis Palestine Solidarity
De-Colonizer
Demokratische Komitees Palästinas – Berlin
éirígí
Exeter PSC
Filipino Refugees in the Netherlands
Freedom Archives
Freedom Road Socialist Organization
Fronte Palestina
Global Campaign for Palestinian Political Prisoners (GCPPP)
Groupe Non-Violent Louis Lecoin
Hilton Head for Peace
ILPS in Canada (Country Chapter)
International Action Center
International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Internationalt Forum – Middle East Group
Invicta Palestina
Izquierda Unida
Jewish Voice for Peace, San Diego
Justice for Palestine Matters
Le Cri Rouge
Mouvement Citoyen Palestine
National Jericho Movement

National Students for a Democratic Society
NYC Students for Justice in Palestine
Palestina Rossa
Pakistan USA Freedom Forum
Partido Comunista de España
Plate-forme Charleroi-Palestine
Red Sparks Union
Revolutionary Communist Group
Solidarity with Novorossiya & Antifascists in Ukraine
The New Jewel Movement
Unadikum Association
Union juive française pour la paix (UJFP)
Unione Democratica Arabo Palestina (UDAP) – Italy
United National Antiwar Coalition
Vlaams Socialistische Beweging

We invite your organizations, groups and coalition to endorse this call to action and participate in the events of January 13-15, 2017. Thank you! Please use the form or email samidoun@samidoun.net to sign on.

Scheduled Events:

New York City – Thursday, January 12, Meeting on anti-inauguration marches, Palestinian political prisoners. 7:00 pm, Solidarity Center, 147 W. 24th St., NYC

New York City – Friday, January 13, Protest to Free Ahmad Sa’adat and Stop HP! 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Best Buy Union Square (53 E. 14th St.) , NYC. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/362798944095466/. Organized by Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network

Albuquerque – Friday, January 13, Free Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian Prisoners.  6:00 pm, SouthWest Organizing Project,  211 10th St SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1917752155121856/. Organized by Irish Americans for Socialism and Liberation

Brussels – Friday, January 13. Freedom for Ahmad Sa’adat! 7:30 pm, Local Sacco Vanzetti, 54 chaussee de Forest, Brussels 1060. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1334357123293510/. Organized by Secours Rouge and Samidoun, endorsed by Mouvement Citoyen Palestine

Copenhagen – Friday, January 13Solidarity with Ahmad Sa’adat, PFLP’s general secretary,
and all Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli Prisons. 5 pm, Solidaritetshuset, Griffenfeldsgade 41, Nørrebro (the shop)

Toulouse – Friday, January 13. Table of Information for Ahmad Sa’adat and Palestinian Prisoners.  6:00 pm, Metro Jean Jaures, 31000 Toulouse, France, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/996856710418892/

Manchester – Saturday, January 14. Boycott Barclays Protest! 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1279998228726828/. Organized by Manchester Boycott Israel Group

Hilton Head – Saturday January 14. Vigil for Ahmad Sa’adat. 10 am, Highway 278 at HH Library, Hilton Head, South Carolina

London – Saturday, 14 January. Tabling to Free Ahmad Sa’adat and Palestinian Prisoners. 12:00 pm, Court Street, Whitechapel, E1, London. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1750880001895240/  Organized by the East London Revolutionary Communist Group

Milan – Saturday, 14 January. Vigil under the prison of Opera, in solidarity with all prisoners, against isolation (in Italy named 41 Bis), for the liberation of Comrade Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian prisoners. Organized by Fronte Palestina – Details to come

Florence – Saturday, 14 January. Campi Bisenzio – leafleting for the release of Palestinian prisoners and Ahmad Sa’adat, during the vigil to remember Operation Cast Lead. Organized by Fronte Palestina – Details to come

Padova – Saturday, 14 January. display of banners in the city and a radio broadcast about the Palestinian prisoners situation and Comrade Ahmad Sa’adat in the evening broadcast of Radiazione Web radio. Organized by Fronte Palestina – Details to come

Berlin – Sunday, January 15. Palestinian Contingent in the Liebknecht-Luxemburg-Lenin March. 9:30 am, gather at U-Bahnhof Frankfurter Tor. Organized by the Democratic Palestine Committees-Berlin.

Paris – Sunday, January 15. Protest gathering for freedom for Ahmad Sa’adat. 3:00 pm,
Ménilmontant (Paris Métro), 75020 Paris, France, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/252049355226418/

MORE EVENTS TBA in Italy – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1739069739753137/, Ireland, and more.  We urge you to organize events and please share your event with us or email samidoun@samidoun.net.

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Take Action: 13-15 January – Days of Action to Free Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian Prisoners http://freeahmadsaadat.org/2017/01/04/take-action-13-15-january-days-of-action-to-free-ahmad-saadat-and-all-palestinian-prisoners/ Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:00:37 +0000 http://freeahmadsaadat.org/?p=7264 Read more »]]> We invite your organizations, groups and coalition to endorse this call to action and participate in the events of January 13-15, 2017. Thank you! Please use the form or email samidoun@samidoun.net to sign on.

Scheduled Events | Materials and Resources

January 13-15, 2017 marks the 15th anniversary of the seizure of Palestinian political leader, General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Ahmad Sa’adat, by the Palestinian Authority under the policy of “security cooperation,” at the behest of Israel, the United States and the United Kingdom. Today, after a 2006 attack on the Jericho prison by Israeli occupation forces, Sa’adat is serving a 30-year sentence in occupation prisons, convicted in a military court of leading a prohibited organization and incitement.

Ahmad Sa’adat is a leader of the Palestinian prisoners’ movement and a leader of the Palestinian national liberation movement, held behind bars with 7,000 fellow leaders of the Palestinian people. There are thousands of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, on the front line of the struggle for freedom. In the past year, over 6,000 Palestinians were arrested by Israeli occupation forces. These Palestinian political prisoners are the leaders of resistance to occupation, targeted for their role in refusing racism, colonialism, apartheid and occupation.

The imprisonment of Ahmad Sa’adat and his fellow Palestinian political prisoners is aided and assisted by the complicity of international states and major corporations. The United States and United Kingdom guarded Sa’adat in a Palestinian Authority prison and cleared the way for an Israeli attack, ensuring Sa’adat and his comrades came under fire. And the political, military and economic support these and other states, including the European Union and Canada, provide to the Israeli occupation allows the continued imprisonment and extrajudicial execution of Palestinians with impunity. Further, corporations like Hewlett Packard (HP) profit from the imprisonment of Palestinians by selling their services to the Israeli Prison Service.

On January 13-15, 2017, we join in a collective call for international action for the freedom of Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian political prisoners. We demand an end to the internationally-mandated policy of Palestinian Authority “security coordination” that undermines the Palestinian struggle for freedom. And we urge the escalation of the campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions against the Israeli state and complicit institutions and corporations, including HP, to create, as Sa’adat said, “a real economic cost for the industries of colonization.”

We echo the call to organize events, actions and protests in cities, town squares, campuses and public spaces to break the isolation of the prisoners, and demand freedom now for Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian political prisoners.

Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat
Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network
Handala Center for Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners
Palestinian Prisoners’ Committee
Coup Pour Coup 31
International Red Aid / Secours Rouge International
Collectif pour la Libération de Georges Ibrahim Abdallah – Paris

Events are already being scheduled in New York City, Albuquerque, Brussels, Berlin, Manchester, Italy and elsewhere. Please share your event with us or email samidoun@samidoun.net.

To join the call, please email samidoun@samidoun.net or sign on to the form. This call is open to organizational endorsements.

Original Call from the Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat: Read in English | Arabic | French | Italian


Scheduled Events:

New York City – Friday, January 13, Protest to Free Ahmad Sa’adat and Stop HP! 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Best Buy Union Square (53 E. 14th St.) , NYC. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/362798944095466/. Organized by Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network

Albuquerque – Friday, January 13, Free Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian Prisoners.  6:00 pm, SouthWest Organizing Project,  211 10th St SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1917752155121856/. Organized by Irish Americans for Socialism and Liberation

Brussels – Friday, January 13. Further details TBA. Organized by Secours Rouge and Samidoun.

Italy – Friday, January 13 through Sunday, January 15. Specific events TBA. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1739069739753137/

Manchester – Saturday, January 14. Boycott Barclays Protest! 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1279998228726828/. Organized by Manchester Boycott Israel Group

Berlin – Sunday, January 15. Palestinian Contingent in the Liebknecht-Luxemburg-Lenin March. 10:00 am, gather at U-Bahnhof Frankfurter Tor. Organized by the Democratic Palestine Committees-Berlin.


Materials and Resources:

English poster for the International Days of Action to Free Ahmad Sa’adatDownload as PDF

Download as PNG

Case of Ahmad Sa’adat – Free Palestinian Prisoners Leaflet (PDF, English)
Facebook Cover Photo/Banner for the International
Days of Action  – Download as PNG
Protest Placard for International Week of Action – Boycott HP, Free Ahmad Sa’adat. Download as PDF
Protest Placard for International Week of Action – Free Ahmad Sa’adat and all Palestinian Prisoners. Download as PDF
Protest Placard for International Week of Action – Free Ahmad Sa’adat and all Political Prisoners. Download as PDF
Arabic poster for the International Days of Action to Free Ahmad Sa’adatDownload as PNG
Arabic Facebook Cover Photo/Banner for the International
Days of Action  – Download as PNG
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