Rights and Accountability

Take action, join the demonstrations for Palestinian hunger strikers

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. 

Mass hunger strike grows despite Israel's best efforts to repress it

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. 

Report exposes discrimination and apartheid in the occupied Jordan Valley

A new report by Maan Development Center exposes the sharp contrast in living conditions between Palestinians and illegal settlers in the occupied Jordan Valley. Israeli policies facilitate the extravagant lifestyle of Jewish settlers at the expense of the basic rights of Palestinians. 

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