Over 830 Palestinians from the West Bank, Jerusalem and Occupied Palestine ’48 have been imprisoned in mass arrests and raids since June 12, reported the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society on Monday, after 56 were arrested overnight in the West Bank. There are now over 6,000 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, noted researcher Abdel Nasser Ferwana. […]
Why Palestinian prisoners in Israel go on hunger strike to try and achieve better conditions and treatment – and as a means of political protest. Al Jazeera World is a series of one-hour documentaries showcasing films from across the Al Jazeera Network. This series includes films shown both on Al Jazeera’s Arabic channel as well […]
Resensi on Selamat Pagi Malaysia with Sayed Munawar
IHRC talks with Norma Hashim who edited the Prisoners’ diaries “What I found most valuable about this publication was its success in turning the abstraction of Palestinian prisoners into a series of human stories most of which exhibit agonized feelings of regret resulting from prolonged estrangement from those they most love in the world” This […]
by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad
Music video of the HipHop song ‘HUNGRY’ by Palestinian artist Doc Jazz (@docjazzmusic on Twitter). Annotations contain translation in French – click on hide annotations if this does not concern you. This song is dedicated to the courageous Palestinian hunger strikers among those held in so-called ‘administrative detention’ by the occupation forces of the Zionist […]
This short film was produced by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights to mark the annual Palestinian Prisoners Day of 2012.
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 […]