Category Archives: Hunger strike

Issawi Faces Death after having Stopped Drinking Water

Local Editor Hunger striking Palestinian detainee Samer Issawi has stopped drinking water in an escalation of his 223-day protest; his lawyer was quoted by Ma’an as saying on Tuesday. Jawad Bulous stated that “Issawi started refusing all liquid on Monday … Continue reading

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Palestinian Hunger Strikers Battle on a New Front

The Mother of Samer Issawi, a Palestinian prisoner who has been on hunger strike for more than 200 days, attends a solidarity sit-in outside the Red Cross offices in Jerusalem, on 14 February 2013. (Photo: Ahmad Gharabli – AFP)   … Continue reading

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WEIR: Are they just waiting for Samer Issawi to die?

 February 15, 2013 by Alison Weir – Counterpunch – 13 February 2013    Samer Issawi has lived for 33 years, 1 month, and 27 days. I hope he lives another day.He has been on a hunger strike now for six and … Continue reading

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Palestinians Backing Hunger-Striker Faced by IOF Live Ammunitions

Local Editor Palestinians around the West Bank on Friday staged solidarity events for prisoners held by the Zionist entity and on hunger strike, with dozens injured in clashes with Zionist security forces. Near the West Bank city of Ramallah, some 3,000 … Continue reading

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Palestinian Hunger Striking Steadfastness

by Stephen Lendman Palestinians are denied justice. Thousands are lawlessly arrested. They’re brutalized in Israel’s gulag. Prisoners committed no crimes. Israel persecutes them for not being Jews. Praying to the wrong God is criminalized. Hunger strikers defy Israeli lawlessness. Abstinence … Continue reading

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At Root of Kurdish Hunger Strikes, Decades of Struggle

Kurds residing in Lebanon hold portraits of jailed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan, during a demonstration in Beirut on 9 September 2012 (AFP – Anwar Amro)   By: Emiko Jozuka Published Thursday, November 8, 2012   The current … Continue reading

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PHM Condemns Israeli Actions against Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Local Editor  People’s Health Movement condemned the Zionist entity’s retention of the remaining three Palestinian hunger strikers, without medical assistance or family visitation rights.Noting that the three hunger strikers, Samer Al-Barq, Hassan Safadi and Ayman Sharawna, face critical and life … Continue reading

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