In today’s episode, we bring you stories of Palestinian prisoners launching a hunger strike, the victory of the far-right in the Italian elections, exit polls from Brazil, and the death toll from the migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean
Today we look at an upcoming senate report on the Brazilian government’s COVID-19 response, the trial of Egyptian officers in the murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni, and more
Maher Akhras launched his hunger strike shortly after being arrested by the Israeli authorities on July 27. Doctors are now force-feeding him in an attempt to forcibly end his hunger strike
The situation inside Israeli prisons has been growing increasingly worse over the past couple of years and the COVID-19 has exacerbated this situation.
Despite heightened militarization and oppressive tactics by states, people across the world refused to give in and fought back for their rights to life and dignity
The inmates of Ashkelon jail went on hunger strike against the destruction of their property by prison authorities and the desecration of copies of the Quran
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.
While 23 Palestinians have been on a hunger strike since Tuesday, 120 more have joined their cause, demanding public phones, the removal of jamming devices and the return of the 23 prisoners who have been placed under solitary confinement.
13 women prisoners will go on an open hunger strike protesting the living conditions in Damon prison in the occupied Palestinian territories. Prisoners in other jails are expected to join them
Their health condition is worsening after more than 50 days of no food.
The 400 Palestinian prisoners who were on a hunger strike from April 5 ended their protests after Israeli prison authorities agreed to their demands, including the installation of pay phones in jails, and the removal of mobile phone jammers