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/ Spanish / English Palestinian prisoner on 45th day of hunger strike in Israel jail

Palestinian prisoner Huthaifa Halabiya today reached the 45th day of his hunger strike in Israeli jails, protesting his ongoing detention without charge or trial. Prisoners’ rights group Addameer said its lawyer was able to visit Halabiya on Monday, who is currently being held in isolation in “Ramleh Prison Clinic”. The lawyer reported that Halabiya attended the meeting […]

30 more Palestinian prisoners strike in solidarity with six fighting administrative detention

Thirty more Palestinian prisoners of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine joined 19 of their comrades in an ongoing series of solidarity strikes to support six Palestinian prisoners on hunger strikeagainst Israeli administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial. On Monday, 12 August, the Prison Branch of the PFLP announced that 30 comrades in Negev, Ofer, […]

Settlers attack Palestinians across the West Bank after Israeli soldier death

Israeli settlers launched a series of violent attacks against Palestinians across the West Bank last night, smashing car windows and assaulting an elderly man. Attacks took place simultaneously in multiple locations between 22:00 and 24:00 on the night of August 8, near the illegal settlements of Ofra, Efrat, Howara and Kiryat Arba, suggesting the attacks […]

Israeli forces fatally shoot four Palestinians near Gaza fence

Israeli forces have shot dead at least four Palestinians near the fence separating the besieged Gaza Strip from the occupied territories. Ma’an news agency said the Palestinians lost their lives in clashes with the Israeli army east of the Gaza city of Deir al-Balah early on Saturday. The Israeli military claimed that the Palestinian victims had been “armed with […]

Hundreds march in Ramallah and Gaza to free Palestinian prisoners, support Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets in Gaza and Ramallah in protests in support of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails on Wednesday, 7 August. The protests also supported the ongoing struggles of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon for civil, social and economic rights as well as the right to return to their homeland, Palestine. The protest in Ramallah was organized […]

Palestinian prisoner Bassam Sayeh struggling for his life in intensive care

Palestinian prisoner Bassam Sayeh, 44, is suffering a serious deterioration in his health, and he was taken to intensive care on Tuesday, 6 August. Sayeh, imprisoned in Israeli jails since 8 October 2015, suffers from bone cancer and leukemia and chronic heart problems. After being repeatedly transferred to the Ramleh prison clinic, he was finally transferred […]