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Palestinian prisoners hunger strikes continue as Israel violates agreements

Palestinian prisoners hunger strikes continue as Israel violates agreements By: Linah Alsaafin (*) June 12, 2012 via DFLP Hours before the 64th anniversary of the Nakba, commemorating the ethnic cleansing of more than half of the Palestinian population in the 1940s by … Continue reading

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Palestine: Hunger striker’s administrative detention order renewed in violation of recent agreement

Palestine: Hunger striker’s administrative detention order renewed in violation of recent agreement Note: Following publication of this press release, Addameer lawyer Fares Ziad phoned after visiting Hadarim prison and confirmed that Hassan Safadi has re-launched his hunger strike and is … Continue reading

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PALESTINE;URGENT APPEAL: Grave concern for the lives of protracted hunger strikers, Mahmoud Sarsak and Akram Rikhawi

PALESTINE; URGENT APPEAL: Grave concern for the lives of protracted hunger strikers, Mahmoud Sarsak and Akram Rikhawi. Joint Statement, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and Al-Haq Jaffa-Ramallah, 31 May 2012 – The health conditions … Continue reading

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Palestine Prisoners: Shalabi to continue hunger strike despite sentence reduction

Maan News Agency via DFLP – Hana Shalabi said Sunday that she will continue her hunger strike despite an announcement by Israel’s Ofer military court that her prison time will be reduced by two months. Lawyer Fadi Qawasmi visited Shalabi … Continue reading

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PCHR Calls upon the International Community to Save the Life of the Detainee Khader Adnan

By Saed Bannoura – IMEMC The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is concerned for the life of Khader Adnan, a detainee in Israeli jails, who has been on hunger strike for more than two months. PCHR calls upon the … Continue reading

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Palestine: Protests for hunger-striking prisoner attacked by Israeli troops; 16 injured

By Saed Bannoura – IMEMC As 33-year old Khader Adnan continues his 56-day hunger strike in an Israeli prison, a group of supporters held a rally on Saturday afternoon outside the prison, but were attacked by Israeli troops firing rubber-coated … Continue reading

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Palestinian Detainees Might Launch Irish-Style Hunger-Strike

Leaders of the Palestinian prisoners’ movement in Israeli prisons and detention facilities stated that the situation all political detainees are facing is at its worst, adding that, right now, detainees sentenced to life-terms are thinking about launching an Irish-Style Hunger-Strike, … Continue reading

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