News About Prisoners

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 […]

Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strikes continue to grow; Abu Aker and Hassanat announce victory

Palestinian prisoners Mohammed Abu Aker and Mustafa Hassanat suspended their hunger strikes after 36 days without food on Monday, 5 August, even as more prisoners joined the strike in solidarity with Palestinians demanding an end to administrative detention, Israeli imprisonment without charge or trial. Huzaifa Halabiya, who launched his strike with Abu Aker and Hassanat on 1 July, continues his […]

40 Palestinian Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike in Israeli Jails

Palestinian Prisoners Club yesterday announced that 40 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are to begin a hunger strike today in support of eight hunger-striking prisoners who have been protesting against their administrative detention, Anadolu reported. Anti Imperialist Action Ireland@AIAIreland 40 PFLP Prisoners have joined the ongoing Hungerstrike in Zionist Prisons in Palestine! Free All Palestinian Political […]

Samidoun in occupied Palestine urges all to join Ramallah demonstration for Palestinian prisoners

Samidoun in occupied Palestine is calling for a mass demonstration on Wednesday, 7 August to stand with the Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli prisons, especially those on hunger strike against imprisonment without charge or trial. The protest will begin at 4:30 pm at the center of Manara Square, highlighting the fight to end administrative detention and liberate all Palestinian […]