The Israeli Prison Authority fails to block sparrows from entering Gilboa Prison square, reports Ameer Makhoul. Read more about Sparrows successfully break through Gilboa prison "bird checkpoints," writes Ameer Makhoul
Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti has been severely punished by Israel for launching a statement from his cell last week.Haifa-based human rights organization Adalah demands the closure of a wing in Nafha prison because the conditions endanger prisoners’ health and constitute cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment. Read more about Marwan Barghouti placed in isolation in punishment for call for popular resistance
The Israeli Prison Service has transferred about 80 political prisoners from Gilboa prison section 4 to Nafha prison in the Naqab located in the sotuh of Israel. The transfer follows a recent solidarity hunger strike undertaken by the prisoners. Addameer’s Sahar Francis comments that the practice of transferring political prisoners is often used by Israel to repress organizing amongst Palestinian prisoners. Read more about Israel punishes hunger striking prisoners by transferring them to other end of country
Activist Janan Abdu describes how Israeli prison authorities tried to break the spirits of political prisoners who recently went on hunger strike, including her husband Ameer Makhoul. Read more about Interview: Hunger strikes created "new sense of solidarity"
While the hunger strike and actions of disobedience by Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli jails is gaining momentum, the support for the prisoners is growing. Read more about Support for Palestinian political prisoners is gaining momentum