Hunger Strike

Five Palestinian detainees continue hunger strike

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Five Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are still on an open-ended hunger strike, in protest of their administrative detention without charge or trial, according to a statement by the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society...

Open letter to US President from Palestinian prisoners’ families

PALESTINOW.COM --  The following letter was presented Monday night to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas by a mother of a Palestinian prisoner currently on hunger strike. The mothers who wrote and signed the letter requested that...

Seven sick detainees join open hunger strike

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM --Seven sick prisoners in Ashkelon prison decided on Tuesday to join the open hunger strike launched by the Palestinian prisoners for the second day in a row. The Committee of Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners...

PALESTINIAN LAWYER ON HUNGER STRIKE FOR 17 DAYS

Palestinian prisoner and lawyer Muhammad Allan entered his 17th day of hunger strike in Israeli jail on Saturday, in protest at his recent re-detention by Israeli occupation forces on June 8. Family sources affirmed that...

IOA released Palestinian hunger striker along with his father

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) decided on Tuesday evening to release the Palestinian prisoner Mohamed Rimawi along with his father. Rimawi, from Ramallah, went on hunger strike since his detention on July 19...

The mass Palestinian hunger strikes in Israeli jails

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Following are the major hunger strikes carried out by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails since the beginning of the Israeli occupation in 1967: The strike of Ramle prison on February 18, 1969,...