Prisoners

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...

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...

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...

HUNGER-STRIKING PALESTINIAN PRISONER AL-QEQ VOMITING BLOOD

Image of Palestinian hunger striker Mohamed Al-Qeq in hospital on 13 February 2016 The health of imprisoned Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) leader, Ahmad Saadat, and prisoners Ahed Ghalmeh and Muhammad Al-Qeq...

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...

Barghouthi: Prisoners to Resume Strike if their Demands not Fulfilled

JERUSALEM, PALESTINOW.COM -- Marwan Barghouthi, the imprisoned Fatah leader who recently led a mass 41-day hunger strike, said in a statement issued from his prison cell that the Freedom and Dignity Strike was suspended...