The 40-day hunger strike ended after Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails were granted an additional family visit per month.
Jews Say No! and the Grannies Peace Brigade recently participated in the salt water challenge in solidarity with Palestinian hunger strikers.
Convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti has stopped drinking water as part of his hunger strike against Israel.
The Jewish Voice for Peace Health Advisory Council applauds the Israel Medical Association, which advises members to refrain from force-feeding prisoners.
Israeli physicians are opposing an Israeli plan to bring foreign doctors to treat Palestinian hunger strikers.
JERUSALEM — The Israel Prison Service released a video which shows Marwan Barghouti, the high-profile Palestinian prisoner leading a hunger strike, secretly eating in the bathroom of his cell. The hunger strike launched three weeks ago with a Barghouti op-ed in the New York Times. The hundreds of Palestinian hunger strikers are calling for…
The move is seen as necessary to deal with the hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners, which has now reached its 20th day.
(JTA) — A jailed Palestinian leader who accused Israel of mistreating Palestinian prisoners “has become adept at rebranding Palestinian terrorism as legitimate ‘resistance,’” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan wrote in a New York Times op-ed on Monday.
— A London hotel has turned down a request to host a private screening of a film honoring Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli prison for the murder of Israeli Jews. The Palestinian Mission in the United Kingdom had planned to screen “Marwan: A film about the…
Marwan Barghouti, the imprisoned Palestinian leader, is depicted as both a potential peace broker and a murderer, depending on who you talk to.