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14 December 2015 10:35
A number of Palestinians have gone on hunger strike at a prison in the north of the Israeli-occupied West Bank in protest at being subjected to strip searches and poor prison conditions.
Sunday marked the fourth day the protest action was being staged by the inmates at the Hawara jail on the outskirts of the city of Nablus.
On Wednesday, Israeli prison...
5 September 2015 11:58
Several Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are currently on hunger strike in protest at their illegal detention.
The Palestinian National Authority's Committee for Prisoners' Affairs said on Friday that eight Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails were on hunger strike over the unlawful policy of administrative detention which has been highly criticized by international bodies.
The PNA report added that Ghassan Zawahra, who is...
10 August 2015 11:22
Palestinian Prisoners in Zionists’ Jails Go on Hunger Strike
Nearly 150 Palestinian prisoners have gone on hunger strike over the past week, a Palestinian non-governmental organization announced Sunday, Al-Alam News Network reports.
“120 Palestinian prisoners in Israel’s Nafha Prison (who were recently transferred) announced an open hunger strike on Thursday to demand that they be returned to the prison blocs in...
29 June 2015 11:35
Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan has ended his 55-day hunger strike after Israel agreed to release him in two weeks, his lawyer says.
“Khader Adnan ended his hunger strike last night, after an agreement was reached to release him on July 12,” his lawyer Jawad Boulos said Sunday.
Boulos said that doctors at the Israeli hospital where he is being kept considered ways...
17 December 2014 17:02
More than 100 Palestinian prisoners have been on a hunger strike for over a week to call for an end to the Israeli regime’s solitary confinement policy.
Some 35 Palestinian inmates have been refusing to eat since December 8, while 70 others have been on hunger strike since December 10 to protest Tel Aviv’s indifference regarding their legitimate demands.
The detainees on...
15 October 2014 12:40
A group of over 100 Kurdish fighters from the Syrian city of Kobani have launched a hunger strike in protest at their detention by authorities in Turkey.
According to reports on Tuesday, as many as 160 Syrian Kurds have been detained for nine days in the Turkish town of Suruj. The fighters are said to be members of the Democratic Union...
8 June 2014 15:09
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jail who found no way but to go on a long hunger strike for having their voices heard, are being treated with brutality, say the inmates’ lawyers.
The lawyers, who work with the Palestinian Ministry of Prisoners Affairs, say Israeli authorities have ordered prison guards to treat the inmates brutally in a bid to pressure them to...
30 May 2014 17:59
Nearly 20,000 Egyptian prisoners have gone on a week-long hunger strike inside their jail cells to protest what they allege as inmate mistreatment, an Egyptian rights activist said.
"More than 20,000 prisoners started the hunger strike in more than 114 detention centers and prisons," said Director of Egyptian Center for Human Rights Victims Haytham Abo Khalil, as cited in a Friday...
27 May 2014 22:20
Scores of Palestinian prisoners who were on hunger strike in Zionist jails have been taken to several hospitals due to their critical health conditions, Palestinian Authority’s minister for prisoner affairs, Issa Qaraqe, said.
Palestinians (archive)According to Palestinian media, the ministry said that one of its lawyers managed to meet a representative of the detainees, Mahmoud Shabana, who told him that scores...
21 May 2014 16:02
Over 120 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, including two senior Palestinian political figures, have gone on a hunger strike in support of already striking inmates.
Issa Qaraqe, the Palestinian minister of prisoners’ affairs, said on Tuesday that Marwan Barghouthi and Ahmad Saadat, who are former Palestinian political leaders, along with other prisoners, are taking part in the one-day strike.
Some 120 Palestinian...