Hunger Strike

Palestinian detainees continue mass hunger strike for 6th day in a row

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Scores of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have entered day 6 of the open-ended hunger strike, which was dubbed “al-Karama (dignity) 2,” amid Israeli attempts to make them end their strike. More prisoners...

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...

The Green Brigades show their support with Palestinian hunger strikers at Celtic Park

GLASGOW, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Glasgow Celtic football club “ultras” fan group, the Green Brigade, along with Celtic Fans for Palestine, supported the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike with large banners and Palestinian flags at a...

1,500 Palestinian detainees to launch open-ended hunger strike

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Some 1,500 Palestinian detainees held in Israeli jails are prepared to launch the first escalatory steps of hunger strike, under a campaign for freedom and maintaining achievements and capabilities, Committee of Prisoners and Ex-prisoners stated. In...

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...

18th day of Freedom and Dignity strike

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- An open-ended mass hunger strike by Palestinians to draw the world's attention to harsh conditions at Israeli prisons has entered its 18th day, with some of those refusing food undergoing a sharp...