Rachel Corrie Remembered

16/3/2020 Sent by Alexia Tsoyni On 16 March 2003, 23-year-old American peace activist Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli bulldozer that was preparing to demolish a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip. Corrie has since become an icon of global solidarity with the people of Palestine.

Maria da Penha: The woman who changed Brazil’s domestic violence laws

We post this very important article about the legislation on domestic violence in Brazil, which is of 2016, but there is not any more recent and so comprehensive. We thank our friend Anne-Marie Sweenie for proposing it By Pablo Uchoa – BBC Brasil – 22 September 2016 In September 2006, Brazil introduced ground-breaking legislation on …

9th January: The International Day of Action Against the Murder of Political Women

Dear women around the world, Women’s liberation struggle around the world owes its gains and values to those women who led the way by devoting their lives to this fight. At this historical turning point in the Middle East, sexist and militarist states of the world continue their barbarous massacres. Turkish state’s latest invasion of …

Remembering Hava Keller, a pioneer in the anti-occupation struggle

Writes Oren Ziv, January 2, 2020 Hava Keller, who died at the age of 90 this week, was one of the few Israelis who spoke publicly about her role in the Nakba, and was at the heart of several groundbreaking anti-occupation and feminist movements. Hava Keller, a veteran anti-occupation activist, passed away in Tel Aviv …