Prisoners of Conscience
Palestinian detainee ends hunger strike Palestinian administrative detainee Loay al-Ashqar ends hunger strike after deal on release

Two other administrative detainees, Hisham Abu Hawwash and Nidal Ballout, continue to be on hunger strike against their illegal administrative detention by Israel. They have been on hunger strike for 104 and 31 days, respectively

Palestinian detainees on hunger strike Palestinian administrative detainees Kayed al-Fasfous and Ayad al-Harimi end hunger strike after deal on release

Kayed al-Fasfous and Ayad al-Harimi were on hunger strike for 131 and 60 days respectively. They will be released after the current terms of administrative detention end in December and March

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

Bahrain human rights Leading Bahraini human rights activist launches hunger strike demanding communication with family

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja is serving the tenth year of his life sentence after his conviction on charges including “organizing and managing a terrorist organization,” which human rights groups have slammed as unfair and oppressive

Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike Israeli court rejects appeal for release of Palestinian detainee on hunger strike for 126 days

Administrative detainee Kayed al-Fasfous is experiencing severe physical consequences from his prolonged hunger strike, including weight loss, low blood pressure and irregular heartbeat. Doctors have informed his family at the he is at grave risk of sudden death

Palestinian prisoner ends hunger strike Palestinian administrative detainee ends 113-day hunger strike after agreement with Israeli authorities

Miqdad al-Qawasmeh will be released after his current administrative detention terms ends in February. Six other Palestinians continue to be on hunger strike to protest their illegal imprisonment by Israel

Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike Thousands of Palestinian prisoners reject meals in solidarity with administrative detainees on hunger strike

Seven Palestinian detainees are on hunger strike to protest their illegal administrative detention by Israel under which they can be kept in prison for indefinite periods of times without charge or trial. The policy is being used to currently detain roughly 520 Palestinians

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

Khalida Jarrar released Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar released after nearly two years in prison

Khalida Jarrar was arrested in October 2019 and convicted in March 2021 on charges including being a member of a banned organization and involvement in the killing of an Israeli teenager, based on secret, withheld evidence

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike Over 1,300 Palestinian prisoners to go on hunger strike against Israeli repression

Prisoners across Israeli prisons and detention centers have been subjected to harsher treatment by the authorities as a form of collective punishment for the Gilboa prison break in the beginning of this month

Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian father on way home from work

The Palestinian man who was newskilled was identified as 39-year-old Ra’ed Jadallah. Israeli army soldiers attacked him while he and other Palestinian workers who work in Israel tried to cross the Israeli apartheid wall to go back home

Palestinian Authority suppresses protests demanding justice for Nizar Banat

Palestinian security forces arrested several well-known Palestinian political activists and civil society figures in protests demanding justice for an activist slain while in custody of the PA

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