Hunger Strike

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...