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.
Zvia Gordetsky is hunger striking outside the Israeli Parliament to protest a state law that prohibits divorce without consent from both parties.
The move is seen as necessary to deal with the hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners, which has now reached its 20th day.
Michael Oren, an Israeli parliamentarian and former ambassador to the United States, said that the New York Times had committed a “journalistic terrorist attack” in publishing an op-ed by an imprisoned Palestinian leader.
Amona settlers are hunger striking to pressure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to deliver on his promise to build a new West Bank settlement.
Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended the administrative detention of a Palestinian journalist who has been on a hunger strike for 72 days.
Israel rearrested a Palestinian security prisoner who recovered from a 65-day hunger strike.
A Palestinian on a hunger strike against his detention without trial was brought out of sedation in an Israeli hospital on Tuesday and vowed to continue his fast, one of his lawyers said.
Lawyers for a Palestinian in the ninth week of a hunger strike against his detention without trial took his case on Monday to Israel’s Supreme Court, where a new offer to free him in exchange for exile was rebuffed.