Friday, 22 November , 2019

Palestinian prisoners

Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike After Achieving Most of their Demands

Source: Samidoun / The Dawn News On the occasion of the victory of the Strike of Freedom and Dignity, the valiant battle of Palestinian hunger...

Treatment of hunger strikers raises concern amongst rights organizations

08 May 2017 On April 17, 2017, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners launched a hunger strike in protest against their severe conditions of...

18th day of hunger strike: More prisoners join mass hunger strike

04 May 2017 Palestinian political prisoners entered 18th day of hunger strike, the day that standing may become difficult or even impossible. On 3 May...

Get the facts on Palestinian hunger strike

An estimated 1500 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention centers have declared the beginning of an open hunger strike on 17 April...

Hunger Strike of Palestinian Prisoners

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails endure appalling treatment. They are physically and psychologically abused by their Israeli jailers and have little or no legal...

Palestine calls to save prisoners on hunger strike

The Palestinian Committee for Prisoners Affairs called to immediate action to save the lives of two Palestinians on hunger strike in the prisons of the Israeli...

Over 100 Palestinian Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Israel is currently holding 7,500 Palestinians as political prisoners; around 750 of them are in administrative detention, including several children. The UK government has noted these high numbers and has stated that it will continue to “lobby” the Israeli government on the topic. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has also admitted recently that its attempts to press Israel on the issue, or even to investigate it, have been blocked by the Israeli government.