Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:53
Bobby Sands died on 5 May 1981, aged 27, after 66 days on hunger strike against British refusal to grant political status to him and other Irish republican prisoners. Today, as Khader Adnan is on his 65th day of hunger strike, the Secretary of the Bobby Sands Trust, Danny Morrison, called on the Israeli government to immediately release Adnan, who is close to death.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Mon, 02/20/2012 - 11:24
American actress and comedian Roseanne Barr and former Obama administration State Department official Anne-Marie Slaugher are among the latest people to join criticism of Israel’s use of administrative detentions of Palestinians highlighted by the 65 day hunger strike of Khader Adnan as global attention, solidarity grow.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Sun, 02/19/2012 - 18:26
Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in solidarity with Khader Adnan are facing harsh punishment by Israeli prison authorities who fear unrest could spread, if Adnan, who has been on hunger strike for 64 days, deteriorates further or dies.
Submitted by Ali Abunimah on Sun, 02/19/2012 - 09:39
Israeli officials are not force-feeding, or forcing treatment on Khader Adnan, who is in his 64th day of hunger strike against his detention without charge or trial by Israel, despite an earlier report to that effect on Israel’s Ynet website.
Submitted by Jalal Abukhater on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 17:56
Amnesty International has launched another appeal calling on the Israeli Minister of Defense to release or charge Khader Adnan, end the use of administrative detention and ensure humane treatment of all detainees.
Submitted by Shahd Abusalama on Thu, 02/16/2012 - 16:33
Three disabled Palestinians send a message to the whole world in general and Gandhi’s grandchildren in India in particular, calling them to make the issue of Khader Adnan and child and disabled detainees in Israel’s merciless prisons the top of their priorities.