Ahmad Saadat

Palestinian lawmaker resists banishment, tells occupiers they must go

Khalida Jarrar has set up a protest camp at the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) in Ramallah where she will remain until the banishment order is lifted. “It is the occupation who must leave our homeland,” she has said.

Israel holding 9 Palestinian legislators without charge or trial

Palestinians held in administrative detention on open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

National conference focuses on West Bank boycott efforts

Palestinian Authority faces backlash, as popular conference denounces normalization, and plans boycott expansion in West Bank.

Amnesty calls on Israel to release Palestinian academic jailed "to deter left-wing activists"

“Prisoner of conscience” Ahmad Qatamesh has been held for two years without charge or trial.

“I don’t seek out enemies” -- A year since banishment to Gaza, a Palestinian fighter reflects

Joe Catron
Gaza City
17 October 2012
In an interview with The Electronic Intifada, Iyad Abu Khaizaran reflects on being banished to Gaza one year ago.

Details emerge of Israeli concessions that ended historic Palestinian mass hunger strike

Details of the Israeli concessions that ended an historic 28-day mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, and the more than two-month hunger strikes of several prisoners, emerged today.

In photos: widespread solidarity with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners

6 May 2012
A roundup of images showing widespread solidarity throughout historic Palestine for the approximately 2,000 political prisoners on hunger strike.

Act now: more Palestinian hunger strikers in hospital with serious health problems

An increasing number of Palestinian hunger strikers is facing serious health risks. Action is needed.

Mass hunger strike grows despite Israel's best efforts to repress it

The Palestinian human rights and prisoner advocacy group Addameer announced today that the mass, open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons which began on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, has grown to an estimated 2,000 participants. Addameer renews its calls for support of the hunger striking prisoners.

Take action on 17 April, call for freedom for Palestinian political prisoners

On Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, 17 April, events will take place around the world in support of Palestinian political prisoners.

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