Hunger Strike

More Palestinian detainees ready to join ‘Freedom and Dignity’ strike

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Islamic Jihad Movement’s leading committee of prisoners said that hundreds of Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails would join the hunger strike battle in the next few days. In a press release on...

Palestinian detainees in critical phase as their hunger strike enter 34th day

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- As some 1,800 Palestinian detainees entered a critical phase in the 34th day of their hunger strike in Israeli jails, Palestinians made calls to continue solidarity marches and sit-ins across the West Bank. The...

35 more Palestinian detainees join Freedom and Dignity strike

PALESTINOW.COM --35 more Palestinian detainees have reportedly joined the Freedom and Dignity hunger strike, which nearly 1,800 Palestinian detainees have been active in for 28 consecutive days . Officials presiding over the cases Palestinian detainees announced that...

Former political prisoner who join hunger strike dies

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- A former Palestinian political prisoner who joined the supporters of hunger-striking detainees at a solidarity tent died on Tuesday of a heart attack, just five months after his release from prison. While...

220 more Palestinian detainees join mass ‘Freedom and Dignity’ strike

BETHLEHEM, PALESTINOW.COM -- Palestinian leaders have warned the media to “remain cautious” regarding reports of alleged negotiations between Israeli officials and Palestinians towards reaching an agreement to end a mass prison strike that entered its...

Samer Issawi transferred to hospital in critical condition

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Israeli Prison Service (IPS) transferred Wednesday evening the hunger-striking prisoner Samer Issawi to Tel HaShomer Hospital after his serious health deterioration. Issawi has joined the Freedom and Dignity Hunger Strike declared on...