Black-Palestinian Solidarity released a powerful video today unifying resistance against state-sanctioned violence both communities are confronting. “When I See Them I See Us” features more than 60 leading Black and Palestinian artists and activists, including Lauryn Hill, Rasmea Odeh, Danny Glover, Cornel West, Angela Davis, Alice Walker, DAM, Aja Monet, Sapphire, Rafeef Ziadah, LisaGay Hamilton, […]
Hunger strikes by seven Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails in protest at their conditions continue after 30 days. The prisoners are held under Israel’s administrative detention policy which allows authorities to detain Palestinians without trial indefinitely. The Prisoners’ and Former Prisoners’ Affairs Committee says the health condition of the prisoners who are kept in solitary […]
Rami Barghouthi: a Palestinian who participated in an open hunger strike launched by the administrative detainees in protest of administrative detention policy. Barghouthi stayed on hunger strike for 27 days before he was released. The mass hunger strike lasted a total of 63 days. رامي البرغوثي: معتقل اداري فلسطيني شارك في الاضراب المفتوح عن الطعام […]
This film, by Palestinian filmmaker Osama Abed, interviews and presents the story of Lina Khattab, Palestinian student activist and former political prisoner. 11 minutes, Audio in Arabic with English subtitles.
Hunger strikes have become an important form of protest for Palestinians detained in Israeli prisons.But the Israeli parliament has just passed a new law which would allow authorities to force-feed prisoners on hunger strikes. The United Nations, The Palestinian Prisoners Commisison and Israel’s Medical Association have all condemned force-feeding – calling it inhumane.
Following on the heels of Khader Adnan’s recent victorious 55 day hunger strike that resulted in his freedom, after one year of being caged without charge or trial under administrative detention, two more administrative detainees are on hunger strike demanding an end to Israel’s illegal practice of administrative detention. Muhammad Allan, a 31 years old […]
Hana Shalabi is a Palestinian political prisoner. She was released from over two years in administrative detention on 18 October 2011, as part of the prisoner exchange deal. She was re-arrested less than four months later on 16 February 2012, and immediately began a hunger strike in protest of her detention. Cultivate Hope, a poem […]