Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8 Months Under Plea Bargain,claims ‘no justice’ after ruling

‘No Justice Under Occupation:’ Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8 Months Under Plea Bargain She was arrested in December after a video showing her slapping an Israeli soldier went viral. Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi and her mother Nariman were sentenced to eight months in prison and a US$1,500 fine as their legal team accepted a plea bargain with military …

“Art is stronger than war”: Afghanistan’s first female street artist speaks out

Afghan artist boldly takes to the streets with a spray can and hope for a peaceful future. Shamsia Hassani, Afghanistan’s first female street artist, emerges as a spokesperson for women’s rights in Kabul. Art Radar spoke with the artist to find out more about visual arts in the post-conflict capital and her drive to prove art is …

My name is Tair Kaminer, I am 19. A few months ago a finishes a year of volunteering with the Israeli scouts in Sderot. In a few days, I will be going to jail.

An entire year I volunteered in Sderot, working with children living in a war zone, and there I decided to refuse to serve in the Israeli military. My refusal comes from my will to make my contribution to my society, and make this a better place, and is part of an ongoing struggle for peace …

Painter Atena Farghadani imprisoned for drawing a cartoon in Iran

[youtube]https://youtu.be/BPMh2rsJbN8[/youtube] Atena Farghadani is a prisoner of conscience, sentenced to over 12 years in prison for her peaceful activism. 28-year-old Atena was tried on 19 May on charges including ‘spreading propaganda against the system’ and ‘insulting members of parliament through paintings’. She was sentenced to 12 years and nine months in prison. Ahead of her …