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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 »

Zakaria Zubeidi on death fast!

Zakaria Zubeidi, co-founder of The Freedom Theatre and former leader of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, has been imprisoned by the Palestinian Authority for close to four months. No charges have been made against him, no evidence presented and throughout his imprisonment his rights has been severely violated, as described by among others Human Rights Watch*. Today Zakaria’s release was yet ... Read More »

The Freedom Bus

The Freedom Bus, an initiative of The Freedom Theatre, uses interactive theatre and cultural activism to bear witness, raise awareness and build alliances throughout occupied Palestine and beyond. For the Palestinian people, artistic expression is an integrated part of the struggle for justice, equality and freedom. Joining the September freedom ride means joining this struggle! From 23rd of September to ... Read More »

Palestine celebrates life of Juliano Mer-Khamis one year after unsolved murder

By: Jillian Kestler-D\’Amours Published in:The Electronic Intifada Jerusalem 10 April 2012 JERUSALEM (IPS) – Actors, musicians, activists and friends gathered in various locations throughout Palestine over the past week to commemorate the life of actor and theater director Juliano Mer-Khamis. Mer-Khamis was shot and killed on 4 April 2011, while he sat in his car in the Jenin refugee camp in the northern occupied ... Read More »