Archive | May 4, 2012

#PalHunger | Hundreds Protest In Front Of Ramla Prison, 20 Kidnapped

Friday May 04, 2012 03:21 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli policemen kidnapped, on Thursday evening, more than 20 protesters during a massive protest held in front of the Al-Ramla prison in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian detainees. The protesters also demanded the release of seven who were taken prisoner during a previous protest […]

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#PalHunger | Detainee Mahmoud Issa In Solitary Confinement Since 10 Years

Friday May 04, 2012 05:31 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Mahmoud Issa is a Palestinian political prisoner who has been in solitary confinement since 10 years, and is only allowed half-hour visit from his family; Israel claims he is a “security risk”, while back on February a judge denied Issa’s 75-year-old mother the […]

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#PalHunger As hunger strike persists, authorities mull response to prisoner demands

+972 Magazine | Haggai Matar | May 3, 2012 1,550 Palestinians are on hunger strike. Four of them have been striking for over 60 days and are at risk of death, and one  passed out in court today. Thousands have been demonstrating daily in solidarity, and at least ten demonstrators were arrested outside the Ramle […]

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#PalHunger | Palestinian women rally in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike

Palestinians protesting Israeli treatment of prisoners. (file photo) PressTV Fri May 4, 2012 6:5AM GMT Palestinian women have held a rally in solidarity with prisoners who have gone on an open-ended hunger strike in Israeli jails, Press TV reports. Demonstrators gathered at the gates of Ofer prison in Ramallah, where many of the strikers are […]

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