International Women’s Alliance Europe is launching our campaign Women on the Frontlines of Resistance: Free Political Prisoners this Thursday December 10th on International Human Rights Day.
Together with Samidoun, we are kicking off the first in a series of webinars that will highlight cases of women prisoners in different sites of anti-imperialist resistance across the globe with a webinar on Khitam Saafin and Palestinan Women prisoners and resistance.Detained Palestinian feminist and women’s organizer Khitam Saafin was ordered by an Israeli military commander to six months in administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial, on 9 November 2020.
The President of the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, Saafin was seized by Israeli occupation forces from her home in occupied Beitunia along with six other Palestinian activists and human rights defenders on 2 November 2020. Join us for our campaign launch to learn more about and build solidarity with Palestinain women political prisoners!
Register here https://bit.ly/freepalwomen
Over the coming months our campaign will bring together different anti-imperialist struggles and raise the issues of state violence and repression of women’s resistance. If you have any questions or comments or want to learn more about IWA Europe or Samidoun, drop a comment or send us a message.