On Saturday, 12 December, Samidoun Network in Occupied Palestine and the Alkarama Palestinian Women’s Mobilization organized a webinar featuring Palestinian women former detainees, scholar and writer Dr. Wedad Barghouthi; student Mays Abu Ghosh and new graduate and activist Samah Jaradat. In a wide-ranging discussion, the three women discussed their views on Palestinian women in struggle and their experiences of imprisonment, torture and oppression by the Israeli colonial regime.
The event was moderated by Hadeel Shatara, coordinator of Samidoun in occupied Palestine, and Jaldia Abubakra, chair of Alkarama. The event was conducted live in Arabic, with simultaneous translation into English, Spanish and French. The organizers of the event express their thanks to the interpreters, organized by the Palestinian Youth Movement, Collectif Palestine Vaincra, Alkarama and Izquierda Unida.
Watch the event in English (note, with live voiceover English translation)
Watch in Arabic (original audio)
Watch in Spanish (Voiceover Translation):
Samidoun is also endorsing another important upcoming event on Friday, 18 December, featuring Mays Abu Ghosh and Samah Jaradat alongside human rights lawyer (and the daughter of Khalida Jarrar), Yafa Jarrar. This event, organized by Students Against Israeli Apartheid – University of Toronto, the Palestinian Youth Movement and the CUPE 3902 BDS Committee. Register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/palestinian-political-prisoners-the-anti-apartheid-student-resistance-tickets-131740233585