On Sunday morning, 34 additional Palestinian prisoners in Megiddo joined the some 1,500 Palestinians that launched the hunger strike one week ago, in protest of the torture, ill treatment, and medical neglect of prisoners at the hands of Israeli authorities, as well as Israel’s widespread use of administrative detention -- internment without trial or charges -- which is only permitted under...
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On Sunday morning 34 additional Palestinian prisoners in Megiddo joined the some

One week in, Palestinian prisoners continue to join mass hunger strike

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Stephen Maxon
Please support the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, who have started a hunger strike on the 17 April, to protest against the conditions of their incarceration.

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Please support the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have started a
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Julie Mathews
The council recognizes “nonviolent campaigns promoted by Palestinian and international civil society for defending international and human rights law in Palestine” – a clear nod to the BDS movement.
The council recognizes nonviolent campaigns promoted by Palestinian and internat

Barcelona votes to be free of Israeli apartheid

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Ahmed Hussain
Shaddad Abdulhaq
Nadia Miah
Palestinian political prisoners incarcerated by the Israeli occupation initiated an open-ended hunger strike on Palestinian Prisoners Day, April 17, 2017. Palestinian media reports that so far about 1,600 prisoners have refused food and the strike is expected to spread. Here is the list of their demands:
Palestinian political prisoners incarcerated by the Israeli occupation initiated

Read the demands of 1,600 Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike

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Imran Husain
"1948 is almost 70 years ago, and we need to collect the memories and documents from the people who are still around, who remember. There's a sense of urgency to this."
1948 is almost 70 years ago and we need to collect the

Jerusalem, We Are Here

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Marium Khan
Radiohead

Palestinian civil society, in an effort to bring worldwide attention to injustice and inequality in Israel/Palestine issued a call for cultural boycott in 2005.

We ask you to honor that call.

Israel is regarded as an Apartheid state because of separate laws for Jews and non-Jews.

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Radiohead Palestinian civil society in an effort to bring worldwide attention to

Radiohead: Don't Play Tel Aviv

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Neil Watson
David Owens
A message from Jabal al-Baba, meaning Pope Mountain -- because the Catholic church owns land nearby.

This is one of several Bedouin villages facing forced evacuation due to plans by Israeli authorities to build thousands of homes for Jewish-only settlements in the E1 corridor.

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Colin Attle
Palestinians in East Jerusalem live in an ongoing state of limbo: either stay where they are and risk having any additions they make to their homes demolished, or move away and lose their residency status.
Palestinians in East Jerusalem live in an ongoing state of limbo either

The impossible choice faced by East Jerusalem Palestinians | +972 Magazine

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Gazala Chauhan
Diana Thaib
'I apologize for the one-sidedness. How could I not maintain a balance between the murderer and the murdered; the thief and his victim; the occupier and the occupied? Forgive me for daring to turn off your joy and pride in the land flowing with milk and Mobileye, and cherry tomatoes, too. There are so many wonderful things in this country, and Haaretz – with its “moral deterioration,” as you...
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I apologize for the onesidedness How could I not maintain a balance

Gideon Levy's heartfelt apology to Haaretz readers

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Elizabeth Jones
Padraig Seosamh Macgrianna
Nina Davies
This is how many Palestinian political prisoners are currently held in Israeli prisons. Since 1967, Israel’s military legal system has imprisoned over 800,000 Palestinians. Nearly every Palestinian is related to someone who has spent time in prison.
This is how many Palestinian political prisoners are currently held in Israeli
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Historic Decision: Barcelona City Council Votes to End Complicity with Israeli Occupation & Illegal Settlements

The motion encourages local authorities and municipalities to introduce human rights clauses within all public procurement contracts, which would rightly exclude from public tenders corporations profiting from Israel’s illegal settlements and abuses of Palestinian human rights.

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Historic Decision Barcelona City Council Votes to End Complicity with Israeli Occupation
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Paul Gerald Sullivan
Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners entered the third day of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike on Wednesday, with imprisoned Palestinian women launching protest measures, as lawyers representing the hunger strikers announced they were boycotting Israeli courts.

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Hundreds of hungerstriking Palestinian prisoners entered the third day of the Freedom

Palestinian women join hunger strike, lawyers declare boycott of Israeli courts

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Norman Meddle
Wendy Morgan
ZulzDe Mohd Yunus
The mass hunger strike organised by Palestinian prisoner Marwan Barghouti has elicited various responses, each according to its intended purpose. Prisoners participating in the protest — an estimated 1,000 of them — have affirmed the importance of collective resistance against Israeli violations of their rights. The Israeli Prison Services (IPS) has attempted to disrupt the mass protest by...
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The mass hunger strike organised by Palestinian prisoner Marwan Barghouti has elicited

Let Palestinian prisoners assert their political aims

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Consuelo Mendez Gomez
Mbugua Njuguna Henry
מישי מיש אוקון
"Twenty years after Hebron was divided into two separate areas, the Palestinians who have remained in the Israeli-controlled section are a testament to courage and endurance."
Twenty years after Hebron was divided into two separate areas the Palestinians

Hebron 2017: Fewer Palestinians, more checkpoints

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Engineering lecturer Kamel Hawwash was forced to leave tearful wife Lina and five-year-old son Adam at Ben Gurion Airport while he flew straight back home.
Engineering lecturer Kamel Hawwash was forced to leave tearful wife Lina and

Anger as University of Birmingham academic refused entry to Israel

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Elizabeth Jones
Adam Gretton
Brian Whiteman
Since 2007, the Gaza Strip has reeled under a crippling Israeli embargo that has deprived the coastal enclave’s two million population of basic commodities, including food, fuel and medicine.
Since 2007 the Gaza Strip has reeled under a crippling Israeli embargo

Gaza’s sole power plant shuts down

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Nicholas Kaldor
Ibrahim Nasir
Jubilee Connolly
Last year marked the worst on record for child prisoners. A change in Israeli laws allowed Palestinian minors under the age of 14 to be sent straight to prison, instead of receiving custodian sentences. In 2016, 21 minors were under administrative detention. In the same year, a wave of Palestinian children received lengthy sentences, some amounting to more than 10 years of imprisonment.
Last year marked the worst on record for child prisoners A change

How Israeli soldiers interrogated me

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Muzzafar Khan
Saead Mb
Star Ivizo
As hundreds of prisoners go on a mass hunger strike, here is a fact sheet about their plight in Israeli jails.
As hundreds of prisoners go on a mass hunger strike here is

What it means to be a Palestinian prisoner in Israel

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Orla Murray
Neil O'Hagan
Alon Nir
"Decades of experience have proved that Israel’s inhumane system of colonial and military occupation aims to break the spirit of prisoners and the nation to which they belong, by inflicting suffering on their bodies, separating them from their families and communities, using humiliating measures to compel subjugation. In spite of such treatment, we will not surrender to it"
Decades of experience have proved that Israels inhumane system of colonial and

Opinion | Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel’s Prisons

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Elizabeth Jones
Author Salman Abu Sitta addressed the UK’s House of Lords on 28 March to discuss the Balfour Declaration and its consequences on the Palestinians. This year marks a century since the document was signed and the future of the State of Palestine was sealed.
Author Salman Abu Sitta addressed the UKs House of Lords on 28

Balfour’s legacy: The destruction of Palestine

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Cathy Lorimer
Emilio Bertoncini
Imad Sarrawi