Jen Marlowe's articles and essays about Israel/Palestine, Sudan, and the death penalty have been read in The Nation,, yes!, Colorlines, and, among other places:


Permission Denied: Gaza children struggle to get medical care
+972Magazine, June 20, 2019
(Watch the accompanying short film, To Treat Kids Like Me)

"The Freedom Theatre"
ILA Intersections, May, 2019

Running for the Right to Thrive: The Palestine Marathon, April 23, 2019

One Friday in Gaza
Mondoweiss, Feb 28, 2019
(Watch the accompanying video)

What it takes to organize a film screening in Gaza
+972mag, Oct 15, 2018

From Palestine to Ferguson: Reflections on shared grief and liberation
+972mag, Oct 1, 2018

The Great Return March and the Women of Gaza, June 12, 2018

Waging Life in a War Zone
yes! magazine, Jan 12, 2016

In Gaza, medical permits linked to intelligence gathering
AlJazeera America, November 19, 2015

What I learned touring the rubble piles of Gaza
+972.mag; August 13, 2015
(Watch the accompanying video here)

What a Week of Extremist Violence Reveals About Israel
The Nation, August 8, 2015
(Watch the accompanying video here)

'We saw the fire eating the house': A report from the West Bank village of Duma
Mondoweiss, August 1, 2015
(Watch the accompanying video here)

Celebrating Eid in Gaza amidst the rubble of war
+972mag, July 20, 2015

Gaza’s Mental-Health Crisis and the Trauma of Permanent War
The Nation, July 2, 2015

Palestinian youths face arrests without warning
Aljazeera America, July 2, 2015

They Demolish and We Rebuild, June 11, 2015

Parting the brown sea: Sewage crisis threatens Gaza's access to water
Aljazeera America, April 18, 2015

One Family, Two Doors, Nowhere to Run, December 7, 2014

Rays of Hope: 13 Israeli and Palestinian Groups Building Peace
yes! July 29, 2014

Each One is a World
yes! July 18, 2014

Give Zubeidi Justice, or He Will Die at the Hands of the Palestinian Authority
Haaretz, September 12, 2012

Was the Rachel Corrie Verdict the End of Israel's Judicial Credibility?
Informed Comment, September 5, 2012

What Really Matters
Counterpunch, April 6, 2012

Juliano, One Year Later
Counterpunch, April 4, 2012

Black October, Bloody Sunday
The Massachusetts Review, October 2011

Standing on the Side of Peace
yes!, September 21, 2001

The Freedom Reading List: From an Israeli Prison to Tahrir Square, February 13, 2011

Remembering Juliano Mer-Khamis
The Nation, April 11, 2011

There is a Field: Bloody Sunday and Black October
Peace x Peace Nov 30, 2010

U.S. shares responsibility in Freedom Flotilla confrontation
Seattle Times, June 2, 2010

Bullet holes, grief remain for Gaza family after war, September 18, 2009

More than 50 Palestinians evicted from Jerusalem homes, Aug 5, 2009

Village holds legacy of “catastrophe” for Palestinian man, July 27, 2009

Abeer’s Baby
Counterpunch, Jan 5, 2009

The Tightening Noose: Gaza under Hamas, Gaza under Siege, Feb 24, 2008

In Gaza, Circles of Hell
The Nation, Feb 12, 2007

U.S. Criminal Justice & Racial Justice:

Water Protectors Take Action to Keep Pipeline Out of Black and Indigenous Communities
Yes! Magazine, August 14, 2018

The Feeling of Being Watched
Colorlines, April 24, 2018

After Nearly 45 Years of Incarceration, Herman Bell Wins Parole
Colorlines, March 22, 2018

1 Teen, 6 Cops, 1 Bullet and a Black Family Screaming for Justice for 5 Years
Colorlines, April 12, 2017

A Racial-Justice Argument Against Killing Dylann Roof
The Nation- January 16, 2017

The Execution That Birthed a Movement
In These Times, September 17, 2016

Troy Davis: The Human Price of the Death Penalty
Tikkun DAILY, May 5, 2014

Gov. Inslee made the right decision to halt the state's death penalty. State legislators should too
Real Change News, March 5, 2014

Two years after Troy Davis' execution, our fight to end the death penalty lives
The Guardian, September 21, 2013

Standing with Troy Davis in His Final Days
yes!, September 21, 2012

A Sister Who Fought For Her Brother’s Life, While Clinging To Her Own
Colorlines, December 6, 2011

Troy Davis’s Legacy: A New, Deeply Personal Movement
Colorlines, September 30, 2011

A Circle of Prayer for Troy Davis—and the Country That Would Kill Him
Colorlines, September 21, 2011

Georgia Plans to Kill Troy Davis Next Week. Can It Still Be Stopped?
Colorlines, September 14, 2011

Too Much Doubt: Is Georgia Really Prepared to Kill Troy Davis?
The Nation, September 13, 2011

Dispatch from Death Row: Saving Troy Davis With a Family’s Love
Colorlines, June 1, 2011

The Locked Gate: Standing Up For My Brother on Death Row
yes!, May 10, 2011

Troy Davis Innocence Claim Denied
The Nation, September 8, 2010

The Death Penalty Club, May 10, 2009


Crackdown in Bahrain
Huffington Post, July 12, 2016

Women Join Bahrain's Uprising
The Progressive, November, 2012

Terror and Teargas on the Streets of Bahrain, September 18, 2012

Bahrain Imprisons Human Rights Leader
The Progressive, August 17, 2012

Stitching Up Our Injured Children
Witness Bahrain, July 13, 2012

The Last Tweets Before Prison: Interview with Nabeel Rajab
Witness Bahrain, July 10th, 2012

Ali's Unused Camera
Witness Bahrain, July 7, 2012

Darfur/South Sudan:

In South Sudan, schools still function under trees, Jan 25, 2010

South Sudan makes some progress amid possibility of war, Jan 18, 2010

Death in Darfur
The Nation, May 6, 2008

Sudan’s ‘Lost Boys’ Return Home
The Nation, Oct 23, 2007

Central & South America:

Brazil: AHOMAR Underground
Front Line Defenders, September 2013

Brazil: The Favela Will Not be Silenced
Front Line Defenders, August 30 2013

Honduras: Dina Meza - "A Human Rights Emergency"
Front Line Defenders, January 23, 2013

Honduras: Sambo Creek
Front Line Defenders, January 22, 2013

Honduras: Campesinos Struggle for Rights in Aguan
Front Line Defenders, January 18, 2013

Honduras: Courage, Strength and Passion
Front Line Defenders, January 14, 2013


Finding Jelena: Albanians and Serbs in Kosovo
Pacific Free Press, March 9, 2008


Kony2012, Mike Daisey and the Politics of Art, Truth and Complexity
Hedgebrook blog, April 2, 2012

My Year As A Sponge: Wringing out at Hedgebrook
Hedgebrook blog, June 1, 2011