hunger strike

Hunger strikes are a thorn in Israel's side, says ex-prisoner

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
10 March 2015

Hassan Ishtayeh has been arrested eight times since 1987.

Palestinian and Syrian refugees go on hunger strike in Egyptian jail

Crackdown “a result of a shift in Egypt’s foreign policy on Syria” following July 2013 coup, says monitoring group.

Solidarity hunger strike brings end to 570-day isolation of Palestinian prisoner

A nine-day solidarity hunger strike by more than one hundred Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails brings end to nineteen-month solitary confinement of fellow prisoner.

The moral clarity of Richard Falk

Rod Such
14 November 2014

The former UN special rapporteur on Palestine excoriates the pro-Israel bias of The New York Times in his new book.

Palestinian refugees in Sweden hunger strike to demand asylum

Åsa Jansson
Gothenburg
19 August 2014

Migration board denies full protection to people fleeing Gaza and the West Bank.

Hunger strike over, but Israel prison torture continues

Palestinian rights group calls for UN investigation into torture and accountability at International Criminal Court.

Israeli forces rearrest hunger striker Samer Issawi

Reneging on deals, Israel has rearrested dozens of prisoners released in prisoner exchanges or agreements.

Israel seizes political, military opportunity in teens’ disappearance -photos

Israel has mobilized all its resources “to crush Hamas in the West Bank and destroy the recently formed unity government as well as collectively punish the Palestinian people,” says rights group.

Israel preparing for "industrial-scale" torture of Palestinian hunger strikers

Hunger strikers “are doing this for us, the Palestinian people,” says the son of a prisoner in an Israeli jail. Israel is planning to begin force-feeding hunger strikers.

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