Friday, 23 February 2018

Israel prosecuting and persecuting Palestinian poet

Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour (left) and her supporters speak to Attorney Gaby Lasky inside the Nazareth court, February 18, 2018. (Yoav Haifawi)
Dareen Tatour, a poet who has been detained since October 2015. Her poem, “Resist My People.” The defense argued that  poetry and in particular that poem was a legitimate expression of protest. They said that spoke about the occupation’s violence against innocent Palestinians. More can be read here.

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