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Look back to international adventures with Return to Palestine

Last month, we updated you on the international tour of Return to Palestine. After some exciting weeks, we would like to look back on the adventures of our team in Turkey and Jordan. From Portugal to Turkey The international trip was supposed to kick off at the Devir Capa Festival in Portugal. In April, we updated you on why the team unfortunately couldn’t perform there (read the ... Read More »

#Nakba70 – statement by The Freedom Theatre

On behalf of The Freedom Theatre, Mustafa Sheta, the General Secretary, would like to share a statement about the recent tragic events in Gaza and today’s commemoration of the 70th Nakba. Today, our heart is with the people in Gaza, and with Palestinians everywhere who are refugees all over the world because of the diaspora. We stand with them and ... Read More »

Preface to events on Nakba Day

On the 15th of May, The Freedom Theatre will once again commemorate the Nakba, together with Palestinians here and all over the world. Nakba Day refers to the tragic events, during and after the Arab-Israeli occupation in 1948, when over 800.000 Palestinians were displaced from their homes. Up until today, the occupation of Palestine is a reality with severe consequences in the daily life of ... Read More »

New year long project for young women

We are excited to announce a new project! In partnership with Interpeace in Palestine, Mustakbalna, we launch a programme for the benefit of young women to participate in processes of community security. The year long programme will take place in Jenin, Nablus, Tulkarem, Tubas and Hebron in the West Bank. In each of the communities 20 young women between the age of 15 and ... Read More »

Return to Palestine on tour!

Exciting times have arrived for our successful play Return to Palestine. In the coming weeks, the play will be performed at several international festivals. The actors, all graduates of The Freedom Theatre’s Acting School, will spread the story of life under occupation in Palestine. In a comic and tragic way, the play tells the story of American born Palestinian Jad ... Read More »