Our Other Sisters

The inspirational Palestinian woman Hana Shalabi made global headlines when she began a hunger strike protesting against administrative detention in Israeli prisons. Hana’s hunger strike lasted for 43 days before the Israeli authorities internally exiled her to Gaza. Punished for her non-violent protest, Hana’s hunger strike has galvanised between one thousand four hundred and two thousand five hundred Palestinian prisoners to continue her protest and intensify the campaign that she began. But why has #Palhunger not made headlines in the West?

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