MK Aida Touma-Sliman and MP Khalida Jarrar

Military Court Sentences Leftist Palestinian Lawmaker Khalida Jarrar to 15-months in Prison

An Israeli military court in the West Bank sentenced Palestinian legislator Khalida Jarrar to 15 months in prison on Monday, December 7, following the conclusion of a plea bargain between the military prosecutor and her defense lawyers. Jarrar, who was charged with “security-related offenses,” also received a 10-month suspended sentence and was fined 10,000 shekels…

Palestinian Legislative Council member Khalida Jarrar

MK Touma-Sliman Meets PLC Member Khalida Jarrar – Demands Her Immediate Release

MK Aida Touma-Sliman (Hadash – Joint List) met Palestinian Legislative Council member Khalida Jarrar on Monday. May 25, at the “Hasharon” Prison Facility in Israel and demanded the immediate release of the Palestinian leader. According to Al-Ittihad, the daily Arabic-language newspaper of the Communist Party of Israel, Touma-Sliman and the Hadash parliamentary fraction continue to…

Palestinian women demonstrate in solidarity with Khalida Jarrar.

Occupation Forces to Release Palestinian MP Khalida Jarrar

Israeli authorities will be releasing imprisoned Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jarrar today, Friday June 3, according to the Arabic-language newspaper of the Communist Party of Israel, Al-Ittihad. Jarrar is to be released at the Jubara military checkpoint in the northern occupied West Bank district of Tulkarem. Official receptions for Jarrar are to be held Saturday and…

Khalida Jarrar (left) with a member of the European Parliament, Martina Ardenson (Sinn Fein, Ireland) in Ramallah, September 2014.

Palestinian Factions Condemn Detention of MP Khalida Jarrar

Israeli forces detained Palestinian lawmaker and member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Khalida Jarrar, after raiding her home early Thursday, April 2. Jarrar’s daughter, Yaffa, told Ma’an news agency that Israeli forces surrounded the home in the al-Irsal neighborhood of al-Bireh near Ramallah around 3:00 a.m., and demanded to see her…

Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, shows an internal expulsion order by Israeli occupation soldiers who invaded her Ramallah home at on August 20, 2014 ordering her expelled from Ramallah to Jericho within 24 hours, in the city of Ramallah, August 27, 2014 (Photo: Activestills)

Palestinian MP Jarrar resists expulsion

At 1.30 A.M on 20 August 2014 approximately 50 Israeli occupying soldiers surrounded Khalida Jarrar’s home in Ramallah. An Israeli captain then proceed to hand Jarrar an order which states that she must not leave the district of Jericho for the next six months and can only leave with the express permission of the Israeli…