political prisoners

Prisoner from Gaza barred from seeing son for nine years

Patrick O. Strickland
Gaza City
19 December 2014

Emad Saftawi had been shot in the head by an Israeli prison guard.

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.

How the US falsely accused a Palestinian teacher of aiding terror

Khadijah Qamar and
Hamdan Azhar
1 October 2014

The case of Sami Al-Arian is emblematic of the altered state of the US justice system after 11 September 2001.

Hunger strike over, but Israel prison torture continues

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

Israeli hospital doctors say they will force-feed shackled Palestinian hunger strikers

Bill that would allow doctors to force-feed hunger strikers passes first vote in Israel’s parliament.

Netanyahu threatens to force-feed hunger striking Palestinian prisoners

Israel Prison Service refuses to negotiate as hunger strike enters 45th day.

Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners punished by Israel

Crowd hold candles in tent covered with posters of political prisoners
Israel isolates hunger strikers, imposes solitary confinement and denies salts, putting lives of prisoners in jeopardy.

Israel's relentless persecution of the Issawi family

Patrick O. Strickland
Issawiyeh
2 May 2014
Smiling woman wearing traditional dress hugs young man

Shireen Issawi held in solitary confinement in Israeli interrogation center.

Israel holding 9 Palestinian legislators without charge or trial

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

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