Prisoners

Several Palestinians kidnapped by IOF in W. Bank

WEST BANK, (PIC) +- The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Friday kidnapped six Palestinian citizens in different West Bank areas and handed a family a demolition order issued against their house in Qabatiya town, south of Jenin. A statement released by the Israeli army claimed its forces arrested five …

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Two Palestinians on hunger strike against administrative detention

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) +- Palestinian human rights sources on Saturday said that two Palestinian prisoners have launched an open hunger strike in Israeli jails protesting their administrative detention without charge or trial. According to Voice of Prisoners radio, Hasan Shoukeh, 29, who is a resident of Bethlehem city, continues his …

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Qaraqe announces submission of documents on Israeli war crimes to ICC

BEIRUT, (PIC) +- Issa Qaraqe, Head of Detainees and Ex-detainees Committee, announced submission of documents that prove committing war crimes by Israeli occupation against Palestinian prisoners to the International Criminal Court (ICC). It is the first time in which Qaraqe declares such a move. However, he did not give more …

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HRW: 14,595 Jerusalem Palestinians stripped of status

  OCCUPIED JEURSALEM, (PIC) +- Israel has revoked the status of at least 14,595 Palestinians from occupied Jerusalem since 1967, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a new report issued Tuesday. Israel’s revocation of the residency status of thousands of Palestinians from East Jerusalem over the years illustrates the two-tiered …

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Solidarity in Kuala Lumpur to support Palestinian prisoners

A group of organizations that support Palestine in Malaysia organized a solidarity stand with Palestinian prisoners who are running hunger strike in the Israeli occupation prisons. The Palestinian-Malaysian Cultural Organization has covered the solidarity that was held in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, 9 May 2017. The …

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Wide solidarity for Palestinian prisoners hunger strike

Palestinians around the world stand in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Israeli prisons. Palestinians around the world are posting videos on social media, showing them drinking salty water as part of a new online challenge to draw attention to Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails.   “water …

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Mass protest in West Bank to support Palestinian prisoners hunger strike

Thousands of Palestinians have rallied in the West Bank city of Ramallah in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners held by Israel. Protesters gathered in the Nelson Mandela Square on Wednesday, chanting “Freedom, freedom” and waving Palestinian flags and posters of Marwan Barghouti, the leader of the hunger strike, currently in …

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Twelve Days of Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike and many supporters

    Photo: Protest for the hunger strikers, Berlin, Germany, 26 April. Photo by Afif el-Ali. Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are now on their 12th day of hunger strike in the “Strike of Dignity and Freedom.” Approximately 1500 Palestinian prisoners began the strike on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, …

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Israel promised to not accept needs of Palestinian hunger strikers

JERUSALEM, April 18 — Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan vowed today not to negotiate with hundreds of Palestinian detainees on the second day of a hunger strike led by popular leader Marwan Barghouti. More than 1,000 Palestinians in Israeli prisons launched the hunger strike on Monday, issuing a list …

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“Guinness” 65 hours of radio broadcasting have done in Palestine

By Nour Abu Aisha GAZA CITY A pair of Palestinian journalists have ended a 65-hour radio broadcast organized to raise awareness about conditions Palestinian prisoners face. The nearly three-day long program was “to highlight the Palestinian prisoners’ issue, according to event co-founder Mohammed Haniyeh, “Now, we are planning to register …

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