political prisoners

Palestinian prisoners ready for mass hunger strike

Joe Catron
Gaza City
22 April 2014

All parties must step up efforts to release prisoners, says Palestinian jailed by Israel for 27 years.

Majd Kayyal is free!

Journalist Majd Kayyal was released from detention today by Israel’s secret police.

Gaza rallies in support of critically ill prisoner

Joe Catron
Gaza City
7 February 2014

The Israeli authorities have refused to give Ibrahim Bitar’s family full details about his condition.

Hunger striker Samer Issawi welcomed home in Jerusalem

Issawi released from Israeli prison after 17 months; release agreement was secured after he refused food for 266 days.

Palestinian prisoner's health worsens after 210 days of refusing food

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
2 December 2013

Alaa Hammad has been tortured behind Israeli bars, his wife says.

Israel detains Palestinian leftist without trial

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
18 November 2013

Even Israeli military court judge isn’t convinced that Ahmad Qatamesh should be behind bars.

Boycott campaigns cost G4S two university contracts

The University of Southampton and King’s College London both snub G4S after campaigns by Palestinian solidarity groups and other students.

Jailed by Israel for his cartoons, Mohammad Saba’aneh speaks out

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
13 November 2013

Mohammad Saba’aneh’s drawings done inside Israeli prison are currently on exhibition in Ramallah.

Why does US treat ex-prisoners from Ireland and Palestine differently?

Bill Chambers
Chicago
12 November 2013

Rasmea Yousef Odeh has been targeted because she is an effective Arab community leader in Chicago.

Palestinian lawyer faces Israeli jail for "organizing demonstrations"

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
31 October 2013

Anas Barghouthi is well known for his defense of Palestinian prisoners. Israel wants to jail him.

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