Bilal Diab

Israel jailed my friend Hassan Karajah to break the grassroots struggle

Eoin O'Ceallaigh
31 January 2013

Stop the Wall activist predicted his own imprisonment.

BBC's cruel excuses for ignoring Palestinian hunger strikes

Amena Saleem
London
10 January 2013

The BBC cites bizarre criteria in defense of its refusal to cover protests in Israeli jails.

Winning the battle of empty stomachs: hunger striker Bilal Diab interviewed

Linah Alsaafin
Jenin area
14 September 2012
Bilal Diab on his 77-day hunger strike in protest of administrative detention in Israeli prison.

"Every minute matters" for gravely ill hunger striker Samer al-Barq, says father

Samer al-Barq may have only minutes to live, his father explains in a telephone call with The Electronic Intifada blogger Shahd Abusalama.

Month in Pictures: August 2012

4 September 2012
A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

The Electronic Intifada Weekly Podcast featuring Rana Baker on the closure of the Gaza-Egypt border

On this week’s podcast: Rana Baker assesses the humanitarian and economic situation in Gaza, sealed at the Egyptian border following an attack on Egyptian soldiers last week; and much more!

Bilal Diab and Woroud Qasem released as hunger strikes for freedom go on

Bilal Diab is released from Israeli prison following 77 days of hunger strike; meanwhile Palestinian Authority forces arrest brother of hunger striking prisoner Hassan Safadi.

Footballer's dad asks sports world to speak out for hunger-striking son as Israel violates prisoner deal

The father of Mahmoud Sarsak, a member of the Palestinian national football team jailed without charge or trial by Israel for almost three years, has called on the sporting world to speak out for his son who remains on hunger strike. Meanwhile Israel already violating deal that ended mass hunger strike.

"We must sustain hunger strike solidarity," says leading prisoner rights campaigner

Nora Barrows-Friedman
Berkeley
18 May 2012
Sahar Francis, director of Addameer, analyzes the hunger strike agreement signed by Palestinian political prisoners.

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.

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