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Author Archive | Mahmoud El-Yousseph

Administrative Detention: Unfair, Unjust and Illegal

Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Newark, Samidoun is taking the leading edge on the issue of Palestinian prisoners on their hunger strike inside Israeli jails. According to the group’s website, On April 24, 2014, approximately 90 Palestinians held in Israeli jails launched a hunger strike. These Palestinians are held under administrative detention, a policy under which Palestinians […]

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Charge or Free Amer Issawi!

Hunger striker Samer Issawi, 33 years old, has been on hunger strike for over 184 days now, protesting the injustice of his detention and that of all the other Palestinian political prisoners. Like other Palestinian political prisoners, Samer Issawi’s indefinite detention without charges or trial is inhumane and an Israeli facade to continue to persecute […]

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My Christmas Wish List

Dear Mr. Santa, I do not celebrate Christmas for a reason I explained to you in a published letter addressed to you four years ago this month. Nevertheless, I thought to write you again to tell you that gifts does not replace happiness or health, but they go a long way to bringing joy to […]

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Israel vs Iran

Attack Israel, Not Iran!

Last time Iran invaded a country was 216 years ago when the Persian shah, Agha Mohammad Khan, invaded the nation of Georgia. That’s still a great track record, especially compared to other nations. Israel has repeatedly attacked and invaded numerous countries, and continues to this day to illegally occupy land from three neigboring nations. Iran […]

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Free Speech Vs. Israel

On April 4,  2012,  84-year-old German writer and Nobel literature prizewinner Günter Grass published his poem: “What Must Be Said” (“Was gesagt werden muss”) in several European newspapers. In this poem Grass expressed concern that an Israeli military strike against Iran could “wipe out the people of Iran”. In response, Israel declared him persona non […]

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