A fascinating, moving and, at times, harrowing first-hand account of life as a Palestinian female political prisoner in Israel, the conflicts and relationships between inmates - both Jewish and Arab - and the struggles against prison authorities.
Trigger warning: contains discussion of prison violence, rape and torture.
WE DIDN'T ASK who had planted it, but within ourselves we all knew that this beautiful jasmine tree had been here before the state which had built this prison was planted on our land.
A critical look at the relationship between women's struggle and national liberation, focusing particularly on the Palestinian national liberation movement and the involvement of women in it.
*Although the paper is written with a.view on Palestinian women's participation in general in the national struggle, it mostly focuses on women on the West Bank.
In-depth study of the conditions of Palestinian workers in Israel and their function in the Israeli economy.
Palestinian workers in Israel: a reserve army of labour - Emanuel Farjoun
The following is a translation of a survey published in Hebrew as a pamphlet (Dapim Adumim no 5, Jerusalem, May 1978) by the Socialist Organisation in Israel- Matzpen.
A Marxist analysis on the role of women workers in Israeli society, showing how zionist colonisation affected the inequality of women who were used as a reserve source of labour whenever a shortage in the workforce threatened to hamper zionist goals.
Zionism, demography and women's work1 - Avishai Ehrlich
- 1. This article is a result of work done with D. Hecht and N. Yuval-Davis, whose views were expressed in Khamsin 6. Although some of our ideas were developed together, I am solely responsible for the views expressed in this article.