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Jailed hunger striker Samer Issawi has stopped drinking water after refusing food for 196 days, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said Tuesday,...
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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Cairo - For eighteen days, six Syrian women were on a hunger strike; outside the walls of the Arab League (AL) building in Cairo they declared their...
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Three Palestinian hunger strikers being held in Israeli prison have become too weak to stand on their own and may soon die, according to a coalition...
Monday, September 3, 2012
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A Palestinian prisoner is gravely ill as he nears 100 days on hunger strike, a rights group said on Thursday. Akram Rikhawi, who has been on hunger...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
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Shuaib Abu Jahal
The Palestinian footballer that Israel imprisoned and tortured for three years without trial is finally free after a hunger strike that lasted for 92...
Monday, July 16, 2012
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Dozens of Bahraini prisoners have begun a hunger strike in protest at the continued detention of a teenager in urgent need of medical care, activists...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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Mohamad Bdeir
Hunger strikes like the one that ended Monday have long been the only way for Palestinians held captive by Israel to secure improvements to harsh...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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Maath Musleh
“Can they hear us?” wonder the protesters. Raising their voices louder and louder, the protesters in front of Ramleh prison are hoping the detained...
Friday, May 11, 2012
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Linah Alsaafin
On Monday May 7, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected the appeals for the release of Thaer Halahleh and Bilal Thiab, who are imprisoned by Israel...
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
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