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Message de Fadwa Barghouthi suite au décès de Michel Rocard

Nous avons appris avec une grande tristesse la nouvelle du décès de Michel Rocard, véritable homme d’Etat et d’engagement, tant sur les questions nationales qu’internationales. En ces temps de guerres sans fin, de désenchantement, de questionnements, de doutes, de peurs et d’instrumentalisation des peurs, où l’essentiel de l’acquis et du progrès humain est remis en cause, sa...
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Prominent Moroccan parliamentarians and Organisations nominate Marwan for Nobel Prize

Prominent organisations and members of the Moroccan parliament, representing diverse political parties, nominated Marwan Barghouti for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is the 7th nomination of Marwan in 7 months. The signatories include Mehdi Bensaid, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and National Defence Committee, the Moroccan Organisation for Human rights and Anfass democratic movement which took...
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French Mayors Prohibited by Israeli Occupation from Visiting Marwan Barghouthi

15 June 2016   The Israeli occupation authorities prohibited, yesterday, a French delegation of 16 Mayors of French cities from visiting Marwan Barghouti in Israeli Galbou' (Gilboa) prison. The Mayors are part of the Barghouthi network composed of 23 French municipalities which granted Marwan Barghouthi honorary citizenship, replicating a similar decision taken by French and...
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Archbishop Tutu nominates Marwan for Nobel Peace Prize

On 6 June 2016, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and one of the greatest living moral icons of our time who was a key role player in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, nominated the imprisoned Palestinian leader and symbol Marwan Barghouthi for the Nobel Peace Prize.  This is the sixth nomination of Marwan for the Nobel Peace Prize in 6 months. So far, Marwan...
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MP Khalida Jarrar finally free!

Israeli authorities released imprisoned Palestinian parliament member Khalida Jarrar on Friday, after being held for 14 months in Israeli prison. The Israeli authorities released Jarrar at the Jbara checkpoint near the northern occupied West Bank district of Tulkarem. Speaking at a press conference in front of her home in Ramallah on Friday evening, Jarrar called attention to the...
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Imprisoned Palestinian journalist Alqeeq is FREE!

The Palestinian prisoner and journalist Mohammed Alqeeq was released today 19 May. Mohammed Alqeeq's will was stronger than the will of the occupying forces and his heroic hunger strike which lasted over 90 days secured a decision of the Israeli occupying Power to release him on this day. His hunger strike came against the backdrop of mass arbitrary arrest against Palestinians, including...
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Israeli Soldiers Kidnap MP Abduljaber Foqaha

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, legislator Abdul-Jaber Foqaha, after assaulting him in his own home, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah. This is a new attack against Palestinian elected representatives and Palestinian democracy. Since 2002, Israel arrested around 60 Palestinian lawmakers. Local sources said several Israeli army jeeps invaded the al-Masyoun area, before...
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The High Level National Committee endorses the nomination of Marwan for Noble Peace Prize

PLO Department of Culture and Information For Immediate Release 18 May 2016 The High Level Committee for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners has confirmed its full support and endorsement of the nomination of the leader Marwan Barghouthi, imprisoned in Israeli occupation jails since the 15th of April 2002, for the Nobel Peace Prize. In a statement released today...
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Leading Belgian parliamentarians nominate Marwan to Nobel Prize

17 May 2016 - Leading Belgian Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum in both the House of Representatives and the Senate have announced their nomination of Marwan Barghouthi for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is the first European nomination of Marwan for the Prize. The signatories of the letter of nomination included Gwenaëlle Grovonius, President of the bilateral section...
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A gigantic tifo representing Marwan during the derby in Algeria

In a remarkable initiative, the supporters of the club of Mouloudia deployed during the derby match in Algeria a gigantic tifo representing the imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouthi. The initiative was described as a tribute to Marwan at the occasion of the 14th anniversary of his arrest and following his nomination to the Nobel Peace Prize.
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The Arab Parliament nominates Marwan to the Nobel Peace Prize

The President of the Arab Parliament Ahmed Jarwan announced that the Arab Parliament has decided unanimously to nominate Marwan Barghouthi to the Nobel Peace Prize. The head of the Arab Parliament salute "the steadfastness of the Palestinian prisoners, and their defiance of the policy of arbitrary detention, imprisonment, and their steadfastness against the zionist occupation unjust...
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Another Palestinian prisoners’ day…awaiting freedom!

On yet another Prisoners' day, the Palestinian commemorate another year of mass arbitrary arrest against all segments of the Palestinian society with the aim to subdue a nation that continues to resist the occupation. Since 1967, over 850 000 Palestinians have been arrested by the Israeli occupying power, in one of the worst cases of mass arbitrary detention in contemporary history. Palestinians...
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Lancement de la campagne internationale pour la libération de Marwan Barghouthi et de tous les prisonniers palestiniens au Sénégal

A l'occasion de la Journée internationale de soutien aux prisonniers palestiniens et du lancement à Dakar de la Campagne Internationale de Libération de Marwan Barghouti et des Prisonniers Palestiniens, l'Ambassade de l'Etat de Palestine au Sénégal , en partenariat avec Amnesty International-Sénégal, la Maison de la Presse et le Collectif de Solidarité Sénégal Palestine, ont organisé...
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Journée internationale des prisonniers en France

Chaque année, le 17 avril, le peuple palestinien célèbre la Journée du prisonnier palestinien. Les enfants sont particulièrement ciblés ; depuis octobre 2015, le nombre de mineurs palestiniens détenus est monté en flèche et l’ONGHuman Rights Watch faisait récemment état des abus commis envers les enfants détenus par les forces de sécurité israéliennes. Evénements à...
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British MPs’ plea to release Marwan Barghouthi after 14 years

Leading MPs from all parties have signed a parliamentary motion calling on the Israeli parliament to release the Palestinian MP Marwan Barghouthi who has been in jail continuously for the last 14 years.They call for his release so that he can "play a part in the process of reconciliation, unification and negotiation that will be needed before Palestine achieves its independence". They...
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The Tunisian quartet, Nobel peace prize laureate, dedicated their prize to Marwan Barghouthi

The Tunisian Quartet, who were granted the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015, have decided, in an unprecedented signal of support to the Palestinian struggle and its symbol Marwan Barghouthi, to dedicate their prize to the imprisoned Palestinian leader and icon. During an event organised at the occasion of the Palestinian Land day, the President of the Tunisian Human rights league, one of the recipient...
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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Tunisian General Labour Union joins the Campaign for the freedom of Marwan and all Palestinian prisoners

The Tunisian General Labour Union, which was awarded last year the Nobel Peace Prize, has announced at the occasion of the Land day its decision to join the International Campaign to Free Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners. The General Labour Union issued a statement declaring that the dire situation in Tunisia had prevented it from joining the campaign earlier and its intention to...
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Marwan Barghouthi nominated for Nobel Peace Prize!

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel has nominated the imprisoned Palestinian leader, and universal symbol Marwan Barghouthi, for the Nobel Peace Prize. In his letter of nomination, Adolfo Perez Esquivel highlighted the plight of Palestinian prisoners and the ongoing struggle of the Palestinian people to achieve freedom, and the leading role Marwan Barghouthi has played in this...
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Alqeeq will be free on the 21st of May 2016

After over 90 days of a heroic hunger strike, the Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Alqeeq will be released on the 21st of May 2016. Mohammed Alqeeq's hunger strike comes against the backdrop of mass arbitrary arrest against Palestinians, including children, often through the use of so-called administrative detention without charges, the worst form of arbitrary detention. Mohammed Alqeeq's victory is...
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Mandela’s release & Marwan’s imprisonment 

 Statement at the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Mandela's release by   Ahmed Kathrada, anti-apartheid icon who spent 26 years in apartheid jails, Founder of the Free Mandela Campaign, Founder of the International High Level Committee for the Freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners Campaign. & Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, former...
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Message from Marwan on the 66th anniversary of the Nakba

As we commemorate the 66th anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe) which the Palestinian people endured, we recall one of the most terrible crimes against humanity, where our country, Palestine, was subjected to ethnic cleansing and collective transfer to an extent that has no equivalent in modern history. The overwhelming majority of our people were transferred forcibly through terrorism, murder,...
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Launch of the Irish Campaign to Free Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners

The launch of the Irish Campaign For the Freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and All Palestinian Prisoners will take place on Wednesday the 7th of May 2014 at 11am in Buswell’s Hotel, 26 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Special guest speakers at the press conference will be Mrs. Fadwa Barghouthi, Palestinian lawyer and wife of political prisoner Marwan Barghouthi, and Mr. Neeshan Balton, Director of...
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Iyad Madani, Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, signs the Robben Island Declaration

The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, H.E. Iyad Madani, signed the Robben Island Declaration for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners, and underlined the Organisation's support for all efforts aiming to release the Palestinian prisoners. The Secretary General referred to several OIC resolutions calling for such a release and denouncing Israeli...
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Message of the Campaign following the death of U Win Tin (Burma), Member of the International High Level Committee

He will remain one of the great moral figures of our era who placed universal values above all considerations. One of these emblematic figures who, from within prisons cells, have continued shaping the destiny of their people and fighting for their rights. U Win Tin, a key actor in the struggle for freedom and democracy in Burma, spent 19 years of his life behind bars, many of which in solitary...
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Statement by PLO Executive Committee Member Saeb Erekat on Palestinian prisoners’ day

  State of Palestine Palestine Liberation Organization Negotiations Affairs Department     April 17, 20 Statement by PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Saeb Erekat marking the Day of the Palestinian Prisoner.       For Palestinians, having loved ones in prison is not the exception: it is something which has affected every Palestinian family....
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On the 12th anniversary of his abduction, the World calls for the release of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners

At the occasion of the 12th anniversary of Marwan Barghouthi's arrest, and as the Palestinian prisoners' day approaches, the Campaign for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners issued the following statement: In October 2013, from the cell of Nelson Mandela on Robben Island, a historic international campaign was launched, with the support of official...
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Italian Campaign for the freedom of Marwan and all Palestinian prisoners launches a solidarity week with Palestinian prisoners

The Italian Campaign for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners, launched on the 5th of December 2013, is organising at the occasion of the 12th anniversary of Marwan Barghouthi's arrest and of the international Palestinian prisoners' day a solidarity week with Palestinian prisoners, with events in several important Italian cities, including Roma and Palermo. Palermo will...
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The most prominent signatories of the Robben Island Declaration finally revealed

  The Robben Island Declaration is the founding text of the International Campaign for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners launched from the cell of Nelson Mandela on Robben island on the 27th of October 2013. The Declaration was issued by an International High Level Committee (IHLC) composed of leaders and former leaders, other political and cultural...
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Campaign Launch in the French National Assembly

A Press Conference to be held in the  French National Assembly on the 10th of April will mark the launch of the Campaign to Free Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners in France. Fadwa Barghouthi will take part in the launching event. France has been since the abduction of Marwan Barghouthi the heart of the Campaign for his release, especially as Marwan Barghouthi is the President of...
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Ahmed Kathrada hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Britain-Palestine group

The All-party parliamentary Britain-Palestine group will host on the 1st of April the anti-Apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada, who will address the meeting in his capacity as Founder of the International Campaign for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners. The meeting is co-sponsored by Palestine Briefing and will take place at the House of Commons. Ahmed Kathrada launched...
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El Araby, Secretary General of the Arab League, joins the International Committee

Following his meeting with Issa Qaraqe', the Palestinian Minister of Detainees and ex-detainees, held on the 19th of February 2014 in Cairo, Nabil El Araby announced he will join the International High Level Committee for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners. Since July 2011, Nabil El Araby is Secretary General of the League of Arab States. Prior to that, he was Minister...
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Ben-Gurirab, Honorary President of the IPU, joins the International Committee

On the 24th of January 2014, Dr Theo Ben-Gurirab announced he was joining the International High Level Committee for the freedom of Marwan Barghouthi and all Palestinian prisoners. Dr Theo Ben-Gurirab is the Former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Namibia and current Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Namibia. He was elected as President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union for...
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Marwan to Mandela: Our freedom seems possible because you reached yours

From his prison cell, Marwan Barghouthi, the most prominent Palestinian prisoner, sent a message following the announcement of the death of one of the most emblematic figures of the struggle for freedom of our time. Here is the full text of his message: During the long years of my own struggle, I had the occasion to think many times of you, dear Nelson Mandela. Even more since my arrest in 2002....
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Launch of a National Committee for the freedom of Marwan and all Palestinian prisoners in Italy

On the 5th of December 2014, Luisa Morgantini, former Vice-President of the European Parliament, announced the launch of the Campaign to free Marwan and all Palestinian prisoners in Italy. This launch was connected to an event organized by Assopace Palestina and  “Fondazione Lelio and Lisli Basso” to presente the conclusions reached by the Russell Tribunal on Palestine. It was supported by...