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
Activists have organized protests to denounce her illegal administrative detention and to demand her release
The injured include 43 children, 1 woman, 2 paramedics and 1 journalist. Friday was the 80th week of the protests along the Gaza-Israel border.
Ahmed Ghannam’s decision to end the hunger strike came after the Israeli high court ordered his release after the completion of his current detention period. Five other detainees continue their hunger strikes
Some of the detainees have been on strike for more than 50 days demanding an end to their illegal administrative detention without charge or trial by the state of Israel
Samer Arbid was transferred to a hospital and remains in a critical condition after being tortured during interrogation by the Israeli intelligence service
The total number of prisoners on hunger strike against administrative detention by Israel is close to 100
The 40 prisoners joined 20 of their comrades who began a hunger strike last week. Six of the eight administrative detainees who launched hunger strikes last month are continuing their protests
The striking detainees join eight others in the same prison who have been on a hunger strike for over a month against their illegal imprisonment.
A Palestinian woman detainee also begins hunger strike against administrative detention.
Mohammed Nidal Abu Aker, Mohammed Attia Hassanat and Huzaifa Halabiya, who are detained in the Negev prison without charges or evidence, joined the hunger strike