Two days after doctors warned that hunger strikers Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh are at immediate risk of death, and being denied necessary medical treatment, the Israeli high court has once again delayed action on an appeal against their prolonged detention without charge.
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Two Palestinian hunger strikers are at grave risk of death unless urgent action is taken, two human rights organization have warned. Even with their grave physical conditions, Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh are being denied family and lawyer visits and being subjected to mistreatement and denial of necessary medical care.
An increasing number of Palestinian hunger strikers is facing serious health risks. Action is needed.
International solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners who are on an open-ended hunger strike is growing. The hunger strikers will receive support from solidarity activists in England and Scotland. Demonstrations are scheduled for Friday 27 April and Saturday 28 April.
The Palestinian human rights and prisoner advocacy group Addameer announced today that the mass, open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons which began on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, has grown to an estimated 2,000 participants. Addameer renews its calls for support of the hunger striking prisoners.
The Palestinian Natsheh family was evicted from their home in Beit Hanina. It is the first eviction in the Palestinian neighborhood in the north of occupied East Jerusalem. The land will be used to build 50 apartments for settlers.
In an unusual move, an Israeli military judge ordered the release of Palestinian videographer, Bilal Tamimi, after a video presented in court proved he was attacked by an Israeli occupation soldiers in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh.
The Rammoun killing was a part of a training exercise for the Israeli military’s elite Duvdevan division, known for disguising as Palestinian and conducting undercover operations in the West Bank.
Nancy Murray, education director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, explains why she believes a “Muslim exception” is being carved out of the First Amendment, how a juror came to Tarek Mehanna’s sentencing hearing last week to ask the judge for mercy, and why Mehanna’s case has wide-reaching implications.