In cooperation with Aqsa Syarif-Malaysia, CPDS is organizing the second International Contest to support Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. All, regardless of nationality, can take part in this contest. The goal is to encourage creative efforts that support Palestinian prisoners and further their cause locally and internationally.
- Prisoners' sufferings and incarceration conditions.
- Psychological, physical, and social impact of imprisonment on prisoners.
- Efforts exerted to support prisoners.
- Exposing the practices of Israeli occupation against prisoners especially veteran and ailing prisoners.
- Conveying the plight of prisoners' families
- Literature (short story, poetry, and sketches) and News Features.
- Artistic works: collection of (a) pictures, (b) cartoons, (c) designs, (d) video clips, (e) short documentaries, (f) songs/ Nasheed, and (g) musical works.
- Social Media: Best (a) blog, (b) YouTube channel, (4) twitter account, (5) Facebook page. The account can be solely or partly dedicated to prisoners.
- Publicity proposals: campaigns and/or activities that mobilize more effort to achieve the goal of this contest.
- All people, regardless of age and/or nationality, can participate in the contest
- Entries should be done for this contest
- More than one entry in the same category is welcome
- Team work i.e. entries made/written by two or more (like songs) is also welcome
- Pieces should all be submitted in English
- Deadline is absolute.
- CPDS has the right to publish the entries, with reference to the author
- Full name of the participant, title of the entry, email and cell-phone number should be provided
- Literature: First award: $200, runner-up: $100, third award: $50 in addition to symbolic awards.
- Artistic works: First award: $300, runner-up $150, third award: $100, in addition to symbolic awards.
- Social media: First award: $300, second award: $150, third award $100, in addition to satisfactory awards.
- Publicity proposals: First award: $150, second award: $100, third award: $50, in addition to satisfactory awards.
For queries/ submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com