Palestinian Prisoners’ Society
Nasser Abu Hmeid dies in Israeli prison Palestinians strike in West Bank following death of freedom fighter Nasser Abu Hmeid in Israeli prison 

Hmeid was diagnosed with cancer in August 2021. Appeals for his release from prison so that he may access better treatment were denied by the Israeli courts and prison authorities

Palestinian prisoner Hundreds protest across occupied West Bank for release of terminally ill Palestinian prisoner 

Nasser Abu Hmeid (49), a former member of Palestinian resistance group Al-Aqsa Martyers’ Brigade, is serving multiple life sentences and has already spent 30 years inside Israeli prison

Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh ends hunger strike after Israel agrees to release him on Oct. 2

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”

Palestinian women prisoners in Israel Palestinian women prisoners in Israel demand rights on Mother’s Day

31 Palestinian women are currently being detained in various prisons and detention centers in Israel, including 10 who are mothers

Palestinian prisoners protest Palestinian detainees across Israel protest harsh measures in prison, administrative detention

Hundreds of administrative detainees have been boycotting Israeli court hearings, interrogation sessions and health check-ups to protest their detention. They have also been disobeying security checks and other prison rules to highlight the oppressive conditions

Sami-Al-Amour Ailing Palestinian prisoner dies due to systemic abuse and neglect by Israeli authorities

Prisoner Sami al-Amour suffered from congenital heart disease since birth. He was in the 14th year of his 19-year prison term, during which his health gradually deteriorated leading to his death from years of abuse and medical negligence by the Israeli authorities

Administrative detention of Miqdad al-Qawasmeh, who is on hunger strike, reactivated

Miqdad al-Qawasmeh has been on hunger strike for 106 days. According to his family, he is experiencing symptoms such as memory loss, body pain and liver issues

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike Palestinians protest in support of prisoners on hunger strike, demand their immediate release 

The protest was held to bring attention to the deteriorating health condition of six Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Among them are Kayed Fasfous and Miqdad al-Qawasmi who are in a critical state

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike 400 Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike against tighter restrictions in Israeli prisons

The prisoners began their hunger strike due to the tightening of restrictions and punitive measures by Israeli prison authorities in the days following the daring Gilboa prison break in September

Palestinian prisoners Family members of Palestinians who escaped Israeli prison arrested

The arrest of the family members and impositon of various punitive measures on other Palestinian prisoners is “collective punishment”, says Palestinian right groups Addameer

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians during violent raid in Jenin refugee camp

Jenin and Beita have witnessed regular demonstrations since May against an illegal Israeli army outpost next to the recently evacuated illegal Israeli settlement of Eviatar

Palestinians on hunger strike 17 Palestinians on hunger strike against administrative detention

According to statistics by Palestinian prisoners’ rights groups, 540 Palestinians are currently being held under Israel’s illegal administrative detention policy without charge or trial