Author Archives: Saeed Amireh

About Saeed Amireh

My name is Saeed Ibrahim Amireh, I am 18 years old and I have been born and raised in Ni'lin, in the Westbank. During the summertime, I love to sleep on the rooftop of our house. When I see the beautiful stars, I dream to travel to far away places and meet people from all over the world. I can see the Mediterranean Sea from our roof. Often, I imagine what it is like to be at the beach and see the sun go down. I have never been to the sea because Israel does not allow us to go there. One week before the final exams in 12th grade, Israeli soldiers raided our house in the middle of the night, locked the whole family but me in a room, beat me, destroyed my room and arrested me. I was in jail for 4 months. They kept me in a small cell in complete darkness, with mice and cockroaches everywhere. They beat, threatened, and interrogated me constantly. To this date I know nothing about why they even arrested me, other than to punish my father for his non-violent activity in the "Popoular Committee Against The Wall". I've always dreamt to study and become a communication engineer. But since my father is in jail, me and my older brother have to work and take care of our mother and our small siblings. I miss my father so much, I would give anything for him to be free. But I am not even allowed to go and visit him in jail. Only my mother is allowed; she could go visit him for the first time after he was imprisoned for 4 months. Like all the villagers of Ni'lin, I wish I could taste the flavour of freedom just once.

In memory of my friend Aqil Srour

3 years have passed since my friend Aqil was brutally killed by the Israeli occupation soldiers during a peaceful protest against the Israeli apartheid wall on 05.06.2009. The Israeli soldiers shot him in the heart, with a 0.22 caliber, a … Continue reading

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My talk at Marxism 2012 conference

When i first Stood up, i was so surprised when the amazing people started to chant free free Palestine, my body started to shake and i didn’t know how to act, after the middle of my talk, i looked at … Continue reading

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Ni’lin manifeste en solidarité avec Khader Adnan

Comme ils le font toutes les semaines, les habitants de Ni’lin sont allés manifester vendredi 10 février contre le mur d’apartheid dont la construction se poursuit dans leur village. Cette fois, la manifestation a également eu lieu en solidarité avec … Continue reading

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Another Attempt To Silence Us – Night Raid At My Family House

I have spent the last 3 months in Europe, travelling to speak at numerous events about Palestine, about our suffering, about our dreams and our hopes. I have learned so much and I have seen wonderful things. But the most … Continue reading

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After the brutally murdering of the 10 years old Ahmed Mousa by Israeli occupation forces during a peaceful demonstration against the building of the apartheid wall on ni’lin land in 29.07.2008, the Israeli soldiers thought that we will get scared … Continue reading

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The Palestinians Will Never Forget The Genocidal Ethnic Cleansing, The Systematic Expulsion And Displacement From Their Home Land In 1948.

My father’s message to the world in the nakba day: On the 15th of May of every year, the Palestinians commemorate the day of the Nakba that the day of their catastrophe in 1948 accompanied with the declaration of the … Continue reading

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Vittorio, you are a true winner and will live forever in our hearts

Today’s protest against the apartheid wall was dedicated to Vittorio Arrigoni, the Italian freedom fighter who gave his life for Palestine. He lived in Gaza since 2008 and his mission was to protect the Gazawis from Israeli harrassment and killing, … Continue reading

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