Khalil Awawdeh was on hunger strike for over 170 days in protest against his unjust imprisonment. By the end of his fast, he weighed a mere 38 kg and his lawyers warned he could “die at any moment”
Hisham Abu Hawwash and Miqdad al-Qawasmeh were on hunger strike for 141 and 114 days respectively against the brutal practice of administrative detention
Abu Hawwash has been on a hunger strike for 135 days protesting his illegal administrative detention and has vowed to continue until he is granted complete freedom
Maher al-Akhras who was sent into administrative detention in July was released on November 26. He had gone on a 104-day hunger strike demanding his freedom
49-year-old Maher al-Akhras, who has been in administrative detention since July, will be released when his current term of detention ends on November 26. He has lost over 40 kg due to his hunger strike
Israeli human rights group B’Tselem says more than 350 Palestinians are currently being held under the illegal colonial-era policy of administrative detention adopted by the state of Israel
Palestinian detainee Ahmad Zahran has agreed to go through a security interrogation, following which his long standing demand for an end to his illegal administrative detention will be considered by the court
An Israeli court refused to release Palestinian administrative detainee Ahmad Zahran who has been on hunger strike for 109 days. The court said that an investigation into his release could not be conducted until he withdrew his protest
We take a look at the revolutionary life of Safdar Hashmi and the legacy he left behind along with Germanwings strike and a hunger strike by Palestinian administrative detainee.
Israeli authorities had earlier committed to not renewing his period of administrative detention once it expired in October but failed to honor their promise. This led Ahmad Zahran to once again launch a hunger strike
We also look into the hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails and the march by trade unions in South Africa against the 2nd annual Investment Summit in Johannesburg.
Three Palestinian detainees are on hunger strike against their arbitrary detention by Israeli authorities for the past several weeks, as per the Palestinian prisoners’ commission