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#PalHunger | Young man on hunger strike in Maskobiyeh jail in protest at his detention

[ PIC 04/08/2014 – 12:47 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– A Palestinian family appealed to human rights groups to intervene to have its son Murad Aliyan released from Israel’s Maskobiyeh detention center in west Jerusalem, saying he is in a very poor health condition. Murad Aliyan, from Ras Al-Amud district in east Jerusalem, was detained […]

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The student Montaser Shunnar declares hunger strike in PA prison

[ PIC 02/10/2013 – 06:12 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The student at Faculty of Engineering at An-Najah National University Montaser Shunnar has declared a hunger strike in the PA jail of Aljunied in the northern West Bank city of Nablus. PA Intelligence Services arrested Shunnar on September 26, 2013 as he was leaving the university […]

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#PalHunger | “My brother is dying”: an urgent appeal from family of hunger striker Samer Issawi

Malaka Mohammed The Electronic Intifada |Gaza City |17 December 2012 Shireen Issawi (left) at a Ramallah protest in support of her brother Samer (Issam Rimawi / APA images) Samer Issawi has just turned 33. He spent his birthday on hunger strike. On Sunday I phoned his sister Shireen. “Save Samer, he is dying,” was the […]

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Teacher Ayman Kawarik on protest hunger strike rushed to hospital

[ PIC 09/12/2012 – 09:58 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A dismissed teacher in Ramallah was carried to hospital on Sunday after his health condition worsened due to six days of hunger strike. Reliable sources at the Ramallah ministry of education said that Ayman Kawarik did not eat or drink for the past six days. Dozens […]

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Journalist Khalid still refuses to eat or talk for the 10th day of arbitrary detention

[PIC 30/09/2012 – 09:05 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– Journalist and liberated captive Walid Khaled, from the village of Iskaka, entered his tenth day refusing to eat or talk in Juneid prison west of Nablus, in protest at his arbitrary political detention by the PA. Walid Khalid was arrested by PA security only two weeks after […]

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Number Of Hunger-Striking Detainees Could Reach 3000 | #PalHunger

Tuesday April 24, 2012 04:34 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies The number of Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel in various prisons, detention camps and interrogation facilities around the country, will likely reach 3000 as waves of detainees intend to join the strike, demanding their internationally-guaranteed rights. Israeli Prison – File Nablus TV […]

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Palestinian prisoners in four Israeli prisons on hunger strike

[ PIC 03/04/2012 – 10:23 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The ministry of prisoners in Gaza said that Palestinian prisoners in four Israeli jails are going on a single day hunger strike on Tuesday as part of their protest steps against oppression and violation of rights. The ministry said that the prisoners in Askalan, Nafha, Eshel, […]

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Israeli court of appeals refuses to release hunger striker #HanaShalabi on hungerstrike for 40 Days

[ PIC 25/03/2012 – 06:37 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli military court of appeals in Ofer detention center near Ramallah has turned down a request by lawyer of Hana’a Shalabi for her release despite being on hunger strike for the past 40 days. The Palestinian prisoner’s society said in a statement on Sunday that […]

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Ashqar: Number of solidarity hunger strikers on the rise to 26 | #HanaShalabi

[ PIC 22/03/2012 – 05:47 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The number of Palestinian prisoners going on hunger strike in solidarity with detained hunger strikers Hana’a Shalabi and MP Ahmed Al-Haj had risen to 26 in various prisons. Riyadh Al-Ashqar, an expert in prisoners’ affairs, told the PIC on Thursday that the prisoners would end their […]

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