Hunger Strike

Palestinian prisoners announce to start hunger strike in 17 April

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Palestinian Legislative Council MP, prisoner Marwan al-Barghouti, member of Fatah Central Committee, announced on Saturday the intension of Palestinian prisoners and Fatah captives in Israeli jails to start a hunger strike on...

Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike after Israel agreed to meet their demands

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Over 400 Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jails ended on Monday a mass hunger strike after the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) agreed to meet their demands. The IPS agreed to remove cancerous jamming...

South African officials declared a 24-hour hunger strike in show of solidarity

BETHLEHEM, PALESTINOW.COM -- As the mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners continues, several South African politicians, journalists and activists have declared a 24-hour hunger strike between the 14th and 15th of May in show of...

Palestinian detainee starts open hunger strike in Occupation prison

HEBRON, PALESTINOW.COM -- Mohjat al-Quds Foundation on Monday said that the Palestinian prisoner Hasan Shouka, 30, started an open hunger strike Sunday in protest at his administrative detention. Also read: Arab League condemns the assassination of Gazan...

Another Palestinian detainee declares hunger strike

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Palestinian prisoner Ahmed Rimawi, 26, declared an open-ended hunger strike in protest against his illegal detention in Israeli jails without charge or trial. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) affirmed that Rimawi,...

Day of Rage to support Palestinian hunger strikers

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Palestinians prepared for a "day of rage" across the occupied Palestinian territories on Friday in solidarity with more than 1,500 prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. A day of clashes was called...