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Hunger Strikes Palestine

Palestinian Prisoner On Hunger Strike Loses Appeal Before Israel Supreme Court

AP | Associated Press | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — A lawyer for a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike says Israel's supreme court has rejected a petition to release his client. Att...

1500 Prisoners on Hunger Strike for Basic Rights: Could Hillary Say Boo?

Robert Naiman | Posted 07.10.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

More than 1,500 prisoners are currently observing an open-ended hunger strike in defense of basic human rights. Is it possible that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could say a few words about this situation?

Palestinian Prisoners Take Center Stage in Palestine

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 12.05.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

As the hunger strike enters its second week, the Palestinian population in the big prison -- the West Bank and Gaza -- is expressing solidarity and support for inmates.