Mosab Abu Toha

Abu Toha is a poet and essayist. In 2017 he opened Gaza’s first English-language library, and in 2022, he published a collection of poems titled Things You May Find… More

Musab Khamees Qafeisha

Qafeisha, a freelance reporter from the West Bank who writes commentary online, has been detained several times in the past decade. In October 2023, Israeli soldiers surrounded Qafeisha’s home… More

Mustafa Sheta

Sheta, known for his activism, is a columnist and producer at The Freedom Theatre. In early December 2023, the Israeli Army forces broke into and destroyed The Freedom Theatre… More

Nawef Al-Amer

Columnist and social media commentator Al-Amer authored Days of Ashes (2013), where he recounts his experience as a detainee for 13 months in an Israeli prison in 2011. In… More

Radwan Qatanani

Qatanani is a columnist for the Palestinian news website ETAR as well as an online commentator posting primarily on Twitter. He previously spent 20 months in administrative detention in… More

Rasem Obaidat

Obaidat has written political commentary for both his own channels and news outlets, and has authored two books: Cries in the Time of Apostasy and From the Memory of… More

Refaat Alareer

Alareer, a writer and scholar, was also co-founder of the “We Are Not Numbers” project. In December 2023, Alareer and several family members were killed in an Israeli airstrike… More

Ahed Tamimi

Tamimi, a Palestinian activist, is author of They Called Me a Lioness. In November 2023, she was arrested in the West Bank for incitement based on an Instagram post… More

Asal Abasian

A queer journalist and writer, Abasian was forced to flee Iran in 2021 after being interrogated and threatened with imprisonment due to their writing, journalistic work, and activism. Exiled… More

Ahmed Abu Damous

Damous worked in political analysis and translation before founding Facebook and Telegram pages on which he actively published news updates and political commentary. In October 2023, he was arrested… More