July 2012

Former hunger-striker Mahmoud al-Sarsak arrived on Tuesday in the Gaza Strip after being released from Israeli custody. Relatives gathered at the Palestinian side of the Israeli Erez crossing in northern Gaza to welcome the freed prisoner, who refused food in Israeli jail for over 90 days to protest his imprisonment without charge. He was transferred …

For the last five years Rachel’s friends in Rafah, Gaza, have hosted the “Rachel Corrie Ramadan Football Tournament,” a month-long tournament which honors Rachel’s commitment to the people of Palestine. It is a grassroots organized event that provides a fun, non-political place for neighbors to bond through athleticism and good sportsmanship. Unfortunately, due to the …