On their twentieth day of hunger strike, five Palestinian prisoners held in administrative detention without charge or trial in Israeli jails continued to demand their freedom and an end to the policy of administrative detention that currently imprisons 480 Palestinians. In addition, 70 more administrative detainees joined the boycott of detention hearings in the military […]
I went on hunger strike two times. The first time was for twenty-one days and the second for twenty-eight days. It was because the Prison Administration put our friends in solitary confinement for years, preventing them from seeing anybody. We were trying to get them released to the public area of the prison, with us. […]
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.
Samer Issawi, Palestinian prisoner and long-term hunger striker, launched a hunger strike in solidarity with imprisoned Palestinian lawyer Muhammad Allan on Sunday, 16 August, demanding his immediate release from administrative detention. Allan has been on hunger strike for over two months demanding his freedom; he is currently comatose and facing a medical crisis in Barzilai […]
60-year-old Palestinian detainee Fathiya Khanfer, from Jenin, has been subjected to excruciating detention circumstances in the Israeli solitary lock-down of Neve Tirza, a human rights group reported Tuesday. “Prisoner Khanfer is suffering from many diseases, most notably hypertension, and has undergone several surgeries right before her arrest,” a lawyer from the Palestinian Prisoner Society said. […]
The Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat urges all of its friends and supporters around the world, and all global movements for justice, freedom and liberation, to take action, protest and demand freedom for Muhammad Allan, Palestinian lawyer held in Israeli administrative detention without charge or trial, now in a coma and struggling for both his […]
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 […]
UPDATE, 14 July: Khader Adnan has been released from Israeli detention to the Palestinian Authority military liason office and has been returned to his village of Arraba, reports Ma’an News. While in Jerusalem, he visited the home of imprisoned Samer, Shireen and Medhat Issawi, greeting their parents; Palestinian lawyer Jawad Boulos, and others. Khader Adnan […]
As many as 90 per cent of Palestinian prisoners have been subjected to various types of torture and abuse in Israeli jails, a report revealed yesterday. The report by the Palestinian Committee for Prisoners’ and Ex-Prisoners Affairs, which came on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, highlighted the increasing […]