Hunger Strike

Two Palestinian detainees declare hunger strike

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees in Israeli prisons have declared a hunger strike, protesting their continued detention under Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS said...

Palestinian hunger striker transferred to hospital

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Israeli Prison Service (IPS) transferred the Palestinian hunger striking sick captive Saed Msellam to Barzilai Hospital after deterioration of his health after Wednesday midnight. The hunger strike media committee quoted on Thursday the...

Two Palestinian detainees continue their hunger strike for 37th day

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that two detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike they started 37th days ago, demanding an end to their continued arbitrary Administrative Detention,...

Egypt tries to end Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike

CAIRO, PALESTINOW.COM -- Egypt has been dealing with the Israeli occupation authorities in an effort to end the ongoing Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike, a Hamas official has revealed. “The hunger striking prisoners left the door...

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...

Freedom and Dignity strike enters 21 days

BETHLEHEM, PALESTINOW.COM -- A mass hunger strike underway in Israeli prisons rounded off its third week on Sunday, as Israeli authorities have maintained a severe crackdown on prisoners who are refusing meals, while the medical...