Shireen Issawi

Israel reimposes decades-long sentence on hunger striker released in exchange

Israel still holds dozens of former prisoners arrested during collective punishment campaign last year.

Family held at gunpoint as Israel arrests another Palestinian rights defender

Ayman Nasser, legal coordinator for prisoner rights group Addameer, arrested in late-night raid on his home.

Israeli court extends Samer Issawi's detention

Rearrested Palestinian prisoners who released in the October 2011 Gilad Shalit prisoner swap could be issued original sentences.

Israeli forces rearrest hunger striker Samer Issawi

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

Lawyer for Jerusalem's poor, tortured in Israeli prison, found hanged

Maath Musleh
8 May 2014
Photo shows Amjad Safadi sitting on couch holding two small girls

Amjad Safadi was electro-shocked and denied psychiatric medication.

Israel's relentless persecution of the Issawi family

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

Shireen Issawi held in solitary confinement in Israeli interrogation center.

Solidarity helped me keep fighting, says released hunger striker Samer Issawi

Budour Youssef Hassan
1 January 2014

Prisoner’s sister and mother played critical role in hunger striker’s campaign for freedom.

"My family is living through hell:" Samer Issawi speaks from jail

Israel has subjected hunger striker’s parents and siblings to arrests and house demolitions.

The Month in Pictures: December 2012

4 January 2013

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

"Keep your head high:" a comrade's greeting to Samer Issawi

Act now to save our brave hunger striker’s life.


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