Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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  • Palestinian prisoners launch open-ended hunger strike | April 18, 2017
    Around 1,600 Palestinian political prisoners in Israel initiated an open-ended hunger strike on Prisoners Day. Their demands include increased visitation rights and that Israel comply with international law in its treatment of Palestinian prisoners. The Israeli government has so far refused to negotiate. .....
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  • A story of every prisoner | February 22, 2017
    During the first intifada, Abed Dalbah was arrested a few months before his wedding with his now wife of 26 years, Bassma. The Red Cross would transfer postcard-like letters between prisoners and their loved ones, but these were restricted to 10 lines and moderated by the Israeli authorities. But there was a way to smuggle his love letters. .....
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  • 2017 opens with campaign of arrests | January 10, 2017
    The Palestinian Prisoner‘s Society (PSS) has reported that in the first five days of 2017, Israel carried out a campaign of arrests, detaining at least 100 Palestinians including 18 minors and three women. Additional arrests took place in the following days in the wake of a deadly attack in Jerusalem. .....
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  • Hunger Strikers Defiant as Administrative Detention Continues | September 20, 2016
    The condition of three Palestinian hunger strikers, held under Israel‘s administrative detention laws, has become critical, the Palestinian Detainees Affairs Commission has said. In a statement of September 17, reported by WAFA, the Commission‘s lawyers claimed that the three men had reached a “critical stage”. .....
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  • Abu Sakha : Appeal Against Administrative Detention Rejected | August 31, 2016
    According to the Palestinian NGO Addameer, defending Abu Sakha, an appeal against the administrative detention order has been rejected on August 25. It was submitted by Addameer attorney to the military court of appeals in Ofer four days earlier. Abu Sakha was arrested at Zaatara checkpoint, south of the city of Nablus, while on his way to work .....
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  • Celebrations as Samer Issawi is Released | December 27, 2013
    The Israeli Prison Service released on Monday Samer Issawi from Shita prison after his arrest in 2012. Thousands gathered in the streets of his hometown of Issawiya in East Jerusalem to welcome the 34 year old, who the local community hails as a hero for his 266-day hunger strike while in prison. .....
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  • Israel to release 26 Palestinian prisoners | August 07, 2013
    Israel is set to release 26 prisoners next week, august 13th, the first of four “batches” of Palestinian detainees who are scheduled to be freed during the course of the peace talks. In a statement on Sunday, chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat confirmed “the release of veteran prisoners will be in four batches as Israel refused to release.... .....
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  • Dr. Mustafa Barghouti: Israeli Political Blackmail and the Peace Process | July 30, 2013
    Dr. Mustafa Barghouti, Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative (al-Mubadra), has criticized Israel’s release of 104 Palestinian detainees as a form of political blackmail. In a statement made by the former presidential candidate, Dr. Barghouti said this should not be viewed as an act of kindness by the Israeli state but a long .....
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  • Palestinian hunger strikers secure move to prisons closer to home | July 02, 2013
    Eight Palestinian prisoners began a collective hunger strike, on Monday 17 June, in response to their transfer to prisons in southern Israel, away from their families. All of the men were put in solitary confinement after launching their strike. Last week Israeli authorities conceded to the hunger strikers demands, allowing the men..... .....
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  • Israeli corporation profits from high price of prisoners‘ food | April 20, 2013
    Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails often purchase items from the canteen, an alternative to the meals provided by the Israel Prison Service each day. But the high cost of the canteen provides ample profits to the private Israeli company Dadash, which holds the contract to supply food and other items to the canteens in all Israeli jails. .....
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  • Hebron mourns the death of cancer stricken prisoner Abuhamdia | April 05, 2013
    On Thursday March 4, more than 1,000 people attended the funeral of the latest prisoner to die under Israeli custody, 64 year old Maysara Abuhamdia from Hebron. He died on April 2 at the Soroka hospital in Bir Sabe’, where he was transferred to there from Eshel prison last month despite his suffering from throat cancer since August 2012. .....
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  • Three dead in the West Bank as protests for Maysara Abuhamdia escalate | April 04, 2013
    64 year old Maysara Abuhamdia, imprisoned by the Israeli occupation since 2002 and sentenced to 99 years, died on Tuesday, April 2 in Saroka hospital shackled to his bed. Abuhamdia suffered from throat cancer, and was only given chemotherapy sessions in March, despite complaining of affliction since August 2012. According to his lawyer... .....
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  • Ayman Sharawneh ends hunger strike, exiled to Gaza by Israel | March 25, 2013
    After almost 8 months, former prisoner Ayman Sharawneh ended his hunger strike. On Sunday, March 17 he was transferred on a 10 year deportation deal to the Gaza Strip where he immediately received medical treatment at the Shifa Hospital. Deportation was the precondition for Sharawneh’s release. He faced just two possibilities: either to sign on... .....
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  • Damascus Gate hosts demonstration for hunger strikers | March 12, 2013
    Around 70 people gathered in front of the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem‘s old city on Tuesday evening to show their support for the Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli jails, including long-term hunger striker Samer Issawi. Demonstrators chanted in support of the hunger strikers for about an hour before attempting to march east to... .....
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  • Mohammed Asfour latest victim to die at the hands of Israeli army | March 12, 2013
    Mohammed Asfour became the most recent victim in the recent clashes that have erupted across the West Bank since February 19. He died two days before celebrating his 23rd birthday, on March 7, two weeks after he was shot by the Israeli army. According to an OCHA report, during the six day period from the 19- 25 of February 440 Palestinians were... .....
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  • Ofer protest breaks into violence again | February 21, 2013
    Over one thousand people demonstrated outside Ofer prison on Thursday, near the town of Beitunia in support of Palestinian prisoners imprisoned in Israeli jails. It is the third demonstration at Ofer this past week. The demonstration was met with countless volleys of tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets and live ammunition from Israeli... .....
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  • Two shot at Ofer prison as hunger strike demonstrations grow | February 16, 2013
    Israeli security forces responded with extreme violence to demonstrations held across the West Bank in solidarity with hunger strikers held in Israeli prisons without charge. The largest demonstration took place outside Ofer prison in Beitunia where Israeli soldiers shot two people with high-velocity bullets. The use of live ammunition against... .....
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  • Youth activist Hassan Karajah arrested by Israel | January 31, 2013
    At 2:30 in the morning on January 23, 2013, twenty Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) soldiers burst into Hassan Karajah’s family home.  Hassan Karajah is the Youth Coordinator at Stop the Wall—an organization based in Ramallah, advocating against the construction of the Apartheid Wall and annexation of Palestinian land for Israeli settlements. .....
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  • Eleven men on hunger strike with prisoners | December 29, 2012
    As the plights of long term hunger strikers Samer Issawi and Ayman Sharawneh became even more critical, on Thursday, December 20th a group of eleven young men began their own hunger strikes in a show of support. Held without any charge on administrative detention, Issawi and Sharawneh’s strikes have continued with little reaction on the ground... .....
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  • Israeli Authorities Breach Last Month’s Prisoner Agreement | June 24, 2012
    After undergoing 71 days without food, Palestinian prisoner Hasan Safadi is back on hunger strike protesting the renewal of his administrative detention, a breach of the agreement signed between the Israeli authorities and the Palestinian prisoners’ committee on May 14. Safadi’s administrative detention order was renewed Thursday 21 June 2012 .... .....
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  • Until Freedom or Martyrdom: Thaer Halahleh on 60 Days of Hunger Strike | April 28, 2012
    Kharas, occupied West Bank—Two year old Lamar Halahleh has never met her father outside of a prison cell. In fact, she wasn’t able to lay eyes upon him until she was nearly half a year old. Thaer Halahleh, Lamar’s father, has not only spent the last two years in the Israeli prison system, the 33 year-old has actually been detained for the........ .....
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