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

Dalia Ziada

An award-winning author and political analyst, Ziada had to flee Egypt after receiving threats for her condemnation of Hamas and support for Israel following the October 7th attacks. A… More

Alaa al-Rimawi

In October 2023, Israeli forces raided political analyst, columnist, and J-Media director Al-Rimawi’s home in the West Bank and detained his son, whose arrest they used to pressure Al-Rimawi… More

Dalal Abu Amneh

Abu Amneh’s media team posted her words, “The Only Victor is God,” adding a Palestinian flag emoji, following the October 7th attack. After receiving threats towards her and her… More

Imad Abu Awad

As director of the Al-Quds Center for Palestinian and Israeli Studies, Abu Awad shared political analysis and opinion on multiple Facebook accounts, as well as providing commentary to international… More

Omar Radi

Radi is an award-winning investigative journalist and activist. He was arrested in December 2019 for a tweet criticizing a verdict against protesters. In March 2020, he was given a… More

Rida Benotmane

Author and journalist Benotmane served a prison sentence from 2007 to 2011 for online posts. He was rearrested in September 2022 for Facebook posts and charged with multiple offenses… More