Tag Archives: Freedom theater

Mer-Khemis Investigation: Staging the Shutdown of Freedom Theater

  By: Taghrid Atallah |  September 8, 2011 | Al-Akhbar Israel is apparently using the investigation into the assassination of Palestinian artist Julian Mer-Khemis, which has dragged on for months, as a pretext to hamper the operation of the Freedom Theater where he taught and performed. Since the slaying of Mer-Khemis, the theater in Jenin’s […]

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Night of Israeli violence: Al Aqsa Mosque barricade, house demolition, gang beating, arrests

Related: Gaza Under Attack – in pictures 22 August 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank Just after midnight on Monday, August 22  the IDF took the opportunity to trap 1500 Palestinian youth inside al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, blow up a house in Hebron (injuring 30 people in the ensuing riots), and arrested a member […]

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Freedom Theater Actor Still Imprisoned by IDF

Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place | Aug 8, 2011 An update on the fate of Jenin Freedom Theater actor, 20 year-old Rami Hwayel, abducted by the IDF several days ago.  Hwayel had been set to play the role of Pozzo in a Theater production of Waiting for Godot, before he was […]

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IDF Arrests Jenin Freedom Theater Actor, Audience Now Awaits Godot…and Pozo

Aug 7, 2011 | Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place The Jenin Freedom Theater, whose founder Juliano Mer-Khamis was murdered several months ago, is about to perform Waiting for Godot under famed Israeli director and human rights activist, Udi Aloni.  But after arrest of the production’s leading actor, it will now be […]

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ei: Interview with the late Juliano Mer-Khamis: “We are freedom fighters”

Maryam Monalisa Gharavi, The Electronic Intifada, 5 April 2011 A portrait of Juliano Mer-Khamis hangs outside the Freedom Theatre where he was killed one day earlier. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) Actor-director Juliano Mer-Khamis was shot dead by a masked gunman yesterday outside the Freedom Theatre that he co-founded in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Jenin in […]

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