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Palestinian prisoners declare 3-day hunger strike after death of fellow detainee

JENIN (Ma’an) — Palestinian prisoners held by Israel announced a three-day hunger strike in protest and mourning after a fellow detainee died in Israeli custody on Sunday morning following a fatal stroke.Residents of the occupied West Bank village of Yaabad in the Jenin district, said that Yasser Thiyab Hamduna, a 41-year-old Palestinian from the village, […]

Prisoners begin mass hunger strike to support jailed student “fighting death”

Approximately 100 Palestinian prisoners have started to refuse food in support of 25-year-old Malik al-Qadi,who fell into a coma on 10 September after eight weeks on hunger strike. Al-Qadi, a journalism student, began his strike on 16 July in protest of his administrative detention, the Israeli practice of holding people indefinitely without charge or trial. […]


Investigative Report By Ariyana Love How Israel is framing Palestinian youth to suppress ongoing resistance to occupation, cover up settler crimes and continue the denial of Palestinian humanity. CCTV security footage indicating 13-year-old Ahmad Manasrah and 15-year-old Hassan Manasrah running with knives in Occupied East Jerusalem, has been confirmed by experts as doctored and fake, […]

G4S Admits It Guards Dakota Pipeline as Protesters Get Attacked

G4S is one among several private security companies protecting the pipeline construction, a spokesperson told teleSUR. G4S, a U.K.-based security multinational, admitted to having personnel deployed at “remote sites” where Native Americans are defending their lands from the planned US$3.8-million Dakota Access pipeline that they say would pollute the drinking water of millions. ANALYSIS: 4 […]

On his 70th day of hunger strike: Bilal Kayed’s letter from Barzilai hospital

On his 70th day of hunger strike, Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed issued the following letter from his hospital bed in Barzilai hospital in Asqelan. Kayed, held under administrative detention without charge or trial following the completion of his 14.5-year sentence in Israeli prison, is conducting a hunger strike for freedom; the Israeli supreme court is […]

As Court Hearing Continues – Urgent Call to Action: 22-25 August to Free Bilal Kayed

On Monday, 22 August, the Israeli Supreme Court convened in the case of Bilal Kayed, Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike for 69 days against his administrative detention without charge or trial. Kayed, 34, was ordered to six months in indefinitely-renewable administrative detention on 13 June after completing his 14.5-year sentence in Israeli prison. He launched […]

Israelis clash with Palestinians supporting hunger strikers

Scuffles have broken out between Israeli forces and Palestinians protesting in solidarity with hunger striking prisoners in the occupied West Bank, leaving several demonstrators injured. The confrontations took place on Thursday in the town of Beitunia near the Israeli Ofer military jail, where several Palestinian inmates are on hunger strike. Israeli forces opened fire and […]