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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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Creative Resistance in Palestine’s Juliano Mer Khamis

By Dolores Cox New York Published May 18, 2011 3:44 PM The life of a beloved freedom fighter, Juliano Mer Khamis, was ended by five bullets on April 4. He was assassinated as he was leaving the Jenin Freedom Theatre, which he co-founded with his mother, Arna Mer Khamis. Juliano Mer Khamis was a fearless […]

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Thirty days: A farewell to Juliano Mer-Khamis

Friday, May 6 2011| Dimi Reider | +972 Magazine Today marks the shloshim (30 days) from the funeral of Juliano Mer-Khamis. Below are some reflections written on the day of the funeral itself. ‪ Juliano Mer Khamis’s presence was unmistakable, yet he was extraordinarily difficult to place. The son of a Jewish Israeli mother and […]

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Mer Khamis murder: Palestinians must reinforce freedom of expression

Tuesday, April 12 2011| Aziz Abu Sarah | +972 Magazine The murder of Juliano Mer Khamis was a national tragedy for Palestinians that drew shock and outrage. However, it is imperative that we learn from this horrific event that the rights to freedom of art and expression must be protected and upheld at all costs. […]

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Murdered theater director Juliano Mer Khamis laid to rest

April 6, 2011 TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma’an) — The Palestinian director of a West Bank theater who was murdered on Tuesday was buried Wednesday at the kibbutz Ramot Manashe cemetery. Juliano Mer-Khamis was to be buried next to his mother Arna, the Israeli news site Ynet reported. Palestinian youths who study at the Freedom Theater […]

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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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Juliano Mer Khamis – Remembered in Ramallah

Live Images from the Juliano Mer Khamis Memorial Rally in Ramallah, April 5, 2011 with Special Thanks to @Palendia   Related SPECIAL TOPIC | JULIANO MER-KHAMIS | ARNA’S CHILDREN In honor of his life and work  the film Arna’s Children, a documentary about Mer-Khamis’ mother and her struggle to fight Israeli and Palestinian injustice from […]

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