political prisoners

Khader Adnan escalates hunger strike in Israeli prison

Khader Adnan only consuming water on 17th consecutive day of protest.

European Parliament members demand "pressure" on Israel to free Palestinian lawmakers

There has been a sharp increase in the number of Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel over the past year.

Palestinians condemn Israel's arrest of prominent leftist lawmaker Khalida Jarrar

The leading PFLP member was taken from her home during a night-time raid by Israeli occupation forces.

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.

US police brutality protests hit home with Palestinian prisoners

Commonality of state violence in Palestine and US is more than symbolic.

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.

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