6 Palestinians tortured to death in the past week

Six Palestinians have been tortured to death by the Syrian regime in the past week. This follows the 30 Palestinian deaths by torture documented in August. Altogether, there have been over 250 Palestinians slaughtered in this manner by the Syrian regime. Here are the names of the six Palestinians tormented to death in the past week: -Mohammad Kamal Al Derbee -Taysir Bahloul -Osama Al- Tobasi -Aiman Younis Baker -Mohammad Nasser Jadaa -Suleiman Al … [Read More...]


28 Palestinians tortured to death in August alone.

There are now at least 28 Palestinians that have been tortured to death by the Syrian regime. Both Palestinian human rights organizations in Syria (Action Group for Palestinians in Syria & Palestinian League for Human Rights-Syria) have documented these deaths. 2465 Palestinians have died during the course of the Syrian war so far. Over 250 of them have died by torture. And this month alone, 28 Palestinians have been tormented to death, almost one every day. I have listed their names … [Read More...]

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A Palestinian has been tortured to death every day of this month

A Palestinian has been tortured to death in a Syrian regime prison every single day of this month so far. Yarmouk has been under a complete siege for over 400 days, a drought manufactured by the regime taunts it daily while what is left of its inhabitants remain trapped with no medical aid or basic necessities. Over 170 people have starved to death in Yarmouk, thousands of others were slaughtered by different means. 5000 homes have been demolished. 1,500 children are now orphans. Yarmouk, the … [Read More...]


At least 8 Palestinians tortured to death in the last week

There are 2,433 documented Palestinian casualties of the Syrian war so far, the overwhelming majority at the hands of Assad forces and proxies. At least 230 of these martyrs have been met by a particularly gruesome end; death by torture. In the past week alone, 8 Palestinians have been tortured to death in Assad prisons. The emphasis on the fact that these casualties are Palestinian is not to imply that Palestinian life is more precious than Syrian life. Let it instead stand as testament to the … [Read More...]


Gaza Poem (video)

-Hala Alyan Hala Alyan is a Palestinian-American poet and clinical psychologist whose work has appeared in several journals, including Copper Nickel, Third Coast, and The Journal. Her first full-length poetry collection, “Atrium,” was published by Three Rooms Press in New York City, and was awarded the 2013 Arab American Book Award in Poetry. She resides in Manhattan. … [Read More...]


Worlds Between Us (Poem)

Worlds Between Us  The paralyzed exile puts to words the heaviness of heart. Stomach coiled, breath tight. This pen bleeds pain.   Faces appear. Ashy, burnt, butchered. Stained red, wet from grief. Some, slit from bodies, I cannot see. Instead, lonely limbs.   From worlds away, Piercing gazes. They watch, wait. I try to think as they would. They ask as I do, What have I done to help their children, Their daughters, Their … [Read More...]

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