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Road to Tantura

Road to Tantura: visualizing the Palestinian Nakba

Road to Tantura is an important and promising documentary by Hala Gabriel, that will be released soon. It deals with the history and present of Tantura, a fishing village south of Haifa, that was ethnically cleansed by Zionist terror brigades on May 22, 1948. The catastrophe (‘Nakba’ in Arabic) of Zionist ethnic cleansing struck hundreds of Palestinian villages and towns...

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Mohammed Al Qiq’s suspends second hunger strike

Mohammed Al Qiq, 34-year-old Palestinian journalist and political prisoner, made headlines last year with a hunger strike against his detention in 2016, which lasted 94 days. After calls from many human rights organisations, Al Qiq eventually made it out of prison alive. Rearrested On January 15th this year, Israeli occupation forces arrested Al Qiq again. They nabbed him while returning...

Palestinian documentary wins Silver Bear Award at Berlinale 2017

Berlinale 2017, the annual film festival, resulted in a Silver Bear Award for Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni in the category ‘best documentary’ . His winning film is “Istiyad Ashbah” (Ghost Hunting), and portrays the trauma of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli captivity. Having spent time as a youth in an Israeli occupation jail as a political prisoner himself, he knows all...

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Six reviews heap praise on new Doc Jazz release It Takes Love

Reviews from several websites of independent music have lauded Doc Jazz’s new release of the soul-ballad ‘It Takes Love’.  In this article, you will find links to all these reviews, and short summaries of their commentaries. Doc Jazz first released ‘It Takes Love’ in May 2015, but he has recorded a new version, joined by American vocalist Toy Matthews. She...