Search Results for : Khader Adnan

15 Nov
12:30

Long-time Palestinian Hunger Striker Khader Adnan Released from Prison

November 15, 2018 12:30 AM IMEMC News Human rights, Israel, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

After a 58-day hunger strike which included several days of refusing water as well as food, Khader Adnan has been freed from Israeli prison. This was Adnan’s third such hunger strike – in 2011 he engaged in a 66-day long hunger strike, and in 2014 he again undertook a ‘hunger […]

28 Oct
11:09

Hunger Striking Detainee Khader Adnan Stops Drinking

October 28, 2018 11:09 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan, who has been on an open-ended hunger strike for 57 days, in protest of being detained without charge or trial, has also stopped drinking water, the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said on Sunday, according to WAFA correspondence. “Prisoner Khader Adnan has decided to step up […]

12 Oct
1:56

Detainee Khader Adnan Continues Hunger Strike For 40th Day

October 12, 2018 1:56 PM IMEMC News Human rights, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that detainee Khader Adnan is ongoing with the hunger strike he started 40 days ago, protesting his continued imprisonment. The detainee, from Arraba town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, started the strike on September 2nd, and has been denied […]

20 Sep
2:43

Israel Prevents PPS Lawyer From Visiting Hunger Striking Detainee Khader Adnan

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the administration of the al-Jalama Israeli detention facility, declined a request by one of its lawyers to visit with hunger striking detainee, Khader Adnan. In a statement, PPS lawyer Saleh Ayyoub, said that Adnan is ongoing with his strike for the […]

20 Sep
3:28

Khader Adnan on 18th Day of Hunger Strike

Palestinian prisoner, Khader Adnan, aged 40, is on his 18th day of open-ended hunger strike, in rejection of his arbitrary detention.   Prisoners rights group Muhjat al-Quds Foundation said, in a statement, that Adnan began his open-ended hunger strike on Sunday, September 2nd, demanding his immediate release.   Adnan, from Arraba […]

07 Sep
2:18

Detainee Khader Adnan Continues Hunger Strike For Fifth Day

September 7, 2018 2:18 AM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Palestinian political prisoner, Khader Adnan, is ongoing with a huger strike he started five days ago, rejecting his continued imprisonment and demanding his immediate release. Adnan, 40, started his strike on Sunday September 2nd, and is facing various charges, including what Israel called “incitement.” Although the detainee is not currently […]

13 Dec
2:43

3 Palestinian Lawyers Released from Administrative Detention, Khader Adnan Redetained, Launches Immediate Hunger Strike

December 13, 2017 2:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Three Palestinian lawyers were ordered released by an Israeli occupation court on Monday, 11 December after being held for a week in the Petah Tikva interrogation center. Khaled Zabarqa, Iyad Misk and Firas al-Sabbah were ordered to house imprisonment for one week and a travel ban was imposed on the three lawyers. Prior to their […]

03 Feb
10:55

Khader Adnan Calls for Intifada

Khader Adnan, leader of Islamic Jihad Movement in Palestine, and an ex-detainee, has called for an intifada inside and outside prisons.   Adnan demanded during his interview with” voice of prisoners” radio all Palestinians to be united in order to support the prisoners.   He confirmed that the conditions inside […]

05 Jan
2:14

Khader Adnan Abducted, then Released by Israeli Forces

January 5, 2016 2:14 PM IMEMC News News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah 0

Former political prisoner and long-term hunger striker Khader Adnan was abducted Monday by Israeli troops while driving east of Ramallah, then released several hours later. Adnan has undertaken two long-term hunger strikes while in Israeli detention, the latest one lasting for 54 days in 2014.Previously, in 2012, Adnan survived a […]

26 Oct
1:20

Portrait with Fire: Khader Adnan

October 26, 2015 1:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Palestine, Prisoners 0

“Some people think being jailed is a destiny. I say freedom is a destiny.”10/24/15 | International Solidarity Movement | al-Khalil Team In Heather Christle’s stirring poem, Self Portrait with Fire, bending to conceal flaming legs, (s)he sets the grass on fire. On this day, sitting with Khader Adnan, Palestinian freedom […]

20 Jul
8:58

VIDEO: Khader Adnan Calls for Solidarity

Khader Adnan, freed Palestinian political prisoner and former long-term hunger striker, who won his release from administrative detention in 2015 and 2012 through hunger strikes, issued a video on 19 July calling for action to support fellow hunger strikers Muhammad Allan and Uday Isteiti.Video (with English subtitles, originally via Quds […]

14 Jul
5:29

Khader Adnan Rearrested and Released Again

July 14, 2015 5:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities have released Khader Adnan for the second time in two days after midnight, Monday, after briefly rearresting the veteran Palestinian hunger striker in East Jerusalem, just a day after he was released from 11 months in prison.The Palestinian liaison office moved Adnan from an Israeli detention center to […]

12 Jul
9:43

Khader Adnan Released

July 12, 2015 9:43 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli released, on Sunday at dawn, long time hunger striker, Palestinian Administrative Detainee Khader Adnan, and handed him to the Palestinian Military District Coordination office, before he was moved to hospital for a medical checkup.The Israeli army transferred Adnan to the Arraba junction, twelve kilometers southwest of the northern West […]

29 Jun
5:20

Palestinian Prisoner Khader Adnan Ends 54-day Hunger Strike, To Be Released July 12

June 29, 2015 5:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Following an assessment on Saturday that long-time hunger striker Khader Adnan was near death, Israeli authorities finally reached a deal with the ailing prisoner and agreed to release him on July 12th.Taking to Palestinians and Israeli activists who gathered just meters outside of Adnan’s hospital room in the Assaf HaRofeh […]

28 Jun
11:10

No Deal For Khader Adnan

June 28, 2015 11:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

No deal has been reached between the Israeli authorities and Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan who, on Saturday, entered his 54th day on hunger strike, his lawyer said.'(Israel) is seeking to end Adnan’s hunger strike in a way that avoids them a feeling of crushing defeat,’ the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society’s chief […]

26 Jun
2:57

PHR-Israel, Ad-Dameer, Call For Immediate Release Of Khader Adnan

June 26, 2015 2:57 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and Physicians for Human Rights – Israel call for Khader Adnan’s immediate release as he enters a life-threatening condition after 51 days of hunger strike.Khader Adnan in life-threatening condition after 51 days of ongoing hunger strike: Administrative detainee Khader Adnan has been […]

19 Jun
5:00

Khader Adnan: 45 Days on Hunger Strike

June 19, 2015 5:00 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The family of 37-year-old detainee Khader Adnan, who has been on hunger strike for the 45 days in a row, recently stated that Adnan refused to undergo medical tests by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) delegation, because of administrative restrictions that Adnan’s hands and feet are chained to his bed […]

30 May
5:33

Maureen Clare Murphy on Hunger striker Khader Adnan

May 30, 2015 5:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Interview, Palestine, Prisoners 0

A Palestinian hunger striker has entered his twenty-fifth day without food, and is unable to move or stand up. Khader Adnan is a prisoner held by Israeli authorities for the past year without charges or trial.He is protesting the so-called ‘administrative detention’ imposed by Israeli authorities which is used to […]

12 May
10:38

Khader Adnan Renews Hunger Strike

May 12, 2015 10:38 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Former Palestinian hunger striker and detainee, Khader Adnan, has been on a hunger strike for seven consecutive days in protest of his administrative detention in Israeli jails, without charge or trial, according to Adnan’s family.Shortly after he announced a hunger strike, Adnan was transferred to a solitary cell by the […]

06 May
12:00

Detainee Khader Adnan Declares Hunger Strike

May 6, 2015 12:00 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan, 37 years of age, declared an open-ended hunger strike, protesting his continued imprisonment by Israel, under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial. His wife said Adnan’s lawyer phoned her, on Tuesday evening, informing her that Adnan started a hunger strike, protesting a new 4-month […]

17 Apr
4:11

Detainee Khader Adnan Released

April 17, 2012 4:11 AM Saed Bannoura Jenin, News Report, Prisoners 0

Sheikh Adnan Khader, a leader of the Islamic Jihad who went on hunger-strike for 66 consecutive days demanding an end to his illegal detention without charges or trial, was released by the Israeli Prison Authorities at midnight on Tuesday.The Maan News Agency reported that Adnan arrived in his home town […]

22 Feb
4:07

66-day hunger strike ends after Israel agrees to free Khader Adnan

February 22, 2012 4:07 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan agreed to end his 66-day hunger strike on Tuesday after meeting with Israeli officials who pledged to release him in April. Khader had been near death, facing possible organ failure, for the last week in an Israeli prison hospital.His case garnered international attention, with solidarity rallies […]

21 Feb
4:34

Journalists light 66 candles in solidarity with the imprisoned Khader Adnan

February 21, 2012 4:34 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Monday evening, in the field of Martyr Yasser Arafat in Ramallah, a number of Palestinian journalists lit 66 candles to represent the number of days spent by the prisoner Khader Adnan on hunger strike. This protest was organized by a group of Palestinian journalists, to show their support for […]

20 Feb
3:07

PCHR Calls upon the International Community to Save the Life of the Detainee Khader Adnan

February 20, 2012 3:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human rights, News Report, Palestine 0

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is concerned for the life of Khader Adnan, a detainee in Israeli jails, who has been on hunger strike for more than two months. PCHR calls upon the international community to pressurize Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) to release Adnan, who has been placed […]

15 Feb
9:49

Dozens of Palestinians declare Hunger Strike as Fasting prisoner Khader Adnan is on day 60

February 15, 2012 9:49 PM George Rishmawi News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Dozens of Palestinians declared hunger strike in support of the Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan who has been on hunger strike for 60 days, and has vowed to continue as long as he is imprisoned. Palestinian medical sources said Adnan is facing death if not treated, as many of his major […]

14 Feb
10:57

Khader Adnan, 59 days on hunger strike, starving for freedom

February 14, 2012 10:57 PM George Rishmawi News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan has been on hunger strike for 59 days demanding his immediate release. Khader Adnan refused food one day after being kidnapped by the Israeli military from his house on December 17, 2011.Adnan is a 33-year old Palestinian baker, husband and a father, who have decided […]

14 Apr
6:40

Detainee Khader ‘Adnan Moved Into Solitary Confinement

April 14, 2015 6:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Family of detainee Khader ‘Adnan, held under arbitrary Administrative Detention, said the Prison Administration of the Hadrim Israeli prison moved him into solitary confinement for two weeks, starting on Monday evening.His wife, who was allowed to visit him for the first time since he was kidnapped in July of last […]

08 Jul
8:47

Adnan Khader, Longtime Hunger Striker, Kidnapped Again In Jenin

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday evening, former hunger-striking detainee, Adnan Khader, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, his family stated. Khader’s family said the soldiers stopped him at a roadblock near the Zaweya village, on the Jenin-Nablus road, and took him prisoner. Protesting his arbitrary Administrative Detention, without […]

30 Oct
5:58

Adnan Sentenced to One Year

October 30, 2018 5:58 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli military court in Salem, north of the northern occupied West Bank district of Jenin, sentenced Palestinian detainee Khader Adnan to one year in prison, fined him 1,000 shekels ($270) and 18 months suspended sentence for five years, on Monday. Jawad Boulous, head of the legal department in the […]

22 Oct
2:12

Adnan Faces Serious Complications As He Continues Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that detainee Khader Adnan, who has been holding a hunger strike for fifty consecutive days, is facing serious health complications. The head of the Legal unit of the PPS, attorney Jawad Boulos, said Adnan suffered a very serious weight loss, and is facing […]

10 Oct
8:47

Adnan Continues Hunger Strike for 37th Day

October 10, 2018 8:47 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Leader of the Islamic Jihad movement, Khader Adnan, from the town of Arraba, in the Jenin district of the northern occupied West Bank, has continued his open hunger strike for 37 days in a row, in protest of his illegal and arbitrary detention. According to the Mohjat al-Quds Foundation for […]

26 Jul
8:16

Administrative Detention of Sheikh Adnan Extended for 24th Time

The military occupation court in Salem camp, west of Jenin, in the northern occupied West Bank, on Wednesday, extended the detention of Islamic Jihad leader Sheikh Khader Adnan for the 24th time in a row.   Al Ray sources reported that the court extended his detention without charge or trial […]

15 Jul
3:31

Adnan Moved To Hospital Following Complications

July 15, 2015 3:31 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) had reported that the freed long time hunger striking detainee Khader Adnan was hospitalized, on Tuesday at night, following health complications.The PPS said Adnan complained of sharp abdominal pain, and that the initial medical checkups revealed he has a blockage in his small intestine, in […]

27 Jun
10:17

Hundreds March for Adnan at Al Aqsa

June 27, 2015 10:17 AM IMEMC & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Hundreds of Palestinians marched through the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Friday in support of Khader Adnan, as the Palestinian prisoner passed his 53rd day on hunger strike.Carrying banners depicting Adnan, the marchers crossed toward the Dome of the Rock chanting slogans and calling for his immediate release. One banner read: […]

22 Jun
4:38

PPS: “Detainee Adnan In A Serious Health Condition”

June 22, 2015 4:38 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Monday, that detainee Khader Adnan continues his hunger strike for 49th consecutive days amidst a serious deterioration in his health condition, in the Assaf HaRofeh Israeli Medical Center.The PPS said the Adnan suffered a very serious health deterioration, and is facing a grave […]

16 Jun
10:30

Adnan: ‘The more they torture me, the more determined I become’

June 16, 2015 10:30 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, who is now on his 42nd day on hunger strike against the Israeli practice of administrative detention, said Tuesday that ‘the more [the Israelis] torture me, the stronger and more determined I become.’Adnan, 37, made the comments to the chief lawyer of the Palestinian prisoner’s society […]

11 Jun
3:17

Gaza Activists Announce Hunger Strike in Support of Adnan

June 11, 2015 3:17 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

A group of activists, institutions and prominent figures in the Gaza Strip Wednesday announced a hunger strike in solidarity with detainee Khader Adnan who went on a hunger strike to protest his detention without charges or trial, widely known as administrative detention.In front of the headquarter of the International Red […]

10 Jun
3:21

Adnan Forcibly Hospitalized and Restrained

June 10, 2015 3:21 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli media reported, Tuesday, that Khader Adnan, the Palestinian administrative detainee who has been on hunger strike for over a month has been forcibly hospitalized and chained to his bed.Al Ray reports that Khader Adnan is hospitalized in Assaf Haroteh, with one hand and one leg cuffed to the bed […]

07 Jun
2:19

Adnan Shows Signs of Approaching Coma

June 7, 2015 2:19 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Chief of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Qaraqe said, today, that the health of prisoner Khader Adnan had become increasingly bad after he reached the 35th day in his hunger strike protesting his administrative detention orders.After Adnan’s hunger strike entered its 2nd month, said Qaraqe, his condition became critical and he began […]

04 Jun
3:33

Adnan Enters 2nd Month of Hunger Strike, Health Deteriorates

June 4, 2015 3:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The family of Khader Adnan, leader in the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement, who was rearrested and incarcerated in Israeli jails, has confirmed to media the physical weariness which has appeared on him as he enters the second month of hunger strike. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, the prisoner’s […]

31 May
3:01

Adnan Continues His Hunger Strike For The 27th Day

May 31, 2015 3:01 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian political prisoner Khader Adnan is ongoing with his hunger strike for the 27th consecutive day, demanding an end to his arbitrary Administrative Detention without charges, and is refusing vitamins or medical checkups.The detainee is facing a sharply deteriorating health condition, started losing his hair, and is currently only drinking […]

26 May
1:46

Despite Deteriorating Health, Adnan Ongoing With His Hunger Strike

May 26, 2015 1:46 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe’ warned of serious complications, and life-threatening health setbacks, as detainee Khader Adnan continues his hunger strike for the 23rd consecutive day.Qaraqe’ said Adnan, held in solitary in the Ramla Israeli Prison Clinic, is refusing even vitamins or any sort of treatment, […]

21 May
3:54

Detainee Adnan Is Only Consuming Water And Salt

May 21, 2015 3:54 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Hunger-striking detainee Khader Adnan, who started his strike nearly three weeks ago, is currently only consuming salt and water, rejecting medical checkups and any sort of supplements. Lawyer Ashraf al-Khatib of the Palestinian Detainees Committee said Adnan is determined to continue his strike until the Israeli authorities end his arbitrary […]

14 May
1:24

Detainee Adnan Continues His Strike For The 10th Day

May 14, 2015 1:24 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian political prisoner Khader ‘Adnan, 37 years of age, is ongoing with the hunger strike he started ten days ago, rejecting Israel’s Administrative Detention policies, and demanding his immediate, unconditional, release.In a verbal message through a lawyer, ‘Adnan said he will continue his hunger strike until his unconditional release. “I […]

13 Jan
2:51

Detainee ‘Adnan Suspends His Hunger Strike

January 13, 2015 2:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Hunger striking Palestinian detainee Khader ‘Adnan, held by Israel without charges, said he has suspended his strike, that lasted for one week, after a court date has been set for this coming Monday.‘Adnan, from ‘Arraba town southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, started a warning hunger strike […]

09 Jan
10:10

Detainee ‘Adnan On Hunger Strike Since January 6

January 9, 2015 10:10 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The family of Palestinian political prisoner Khader ‘Adnan, 37 years of age, said their son started his most recent hunger strike on January 6, protesting the renewal of his arbitrary Administrative Detention policy, without charges or trial.The family said it received a letter, smuggled by the detainees from the Hadarim […]

28 Feb
2:51

Detainee “Adnan” Undergoes Surgery

February 28, 2012 2:51 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Sheikh Khader Adnan, who ended his hunger strike last week after 66 days after Israel agreed to release him this April, was under a night-long Gastrointestinal surgery at the Zeef Hospital in Safad due to blockage in his intestines. Former political detainee, Rafah Hamdouna, called on the Palestinian Prisoners Society, […]

21 Feb
4:39

Court To Look Into Adnan’s Appeal Tuesday

February 21, 2012 4:39 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Lawyer of detainee, Khader Adnan, who has been on hunger strike since 65 days, stated that the Israeli Supreme Court decided to hold a session to look into Adnan’s case on Tuesday. The court also decided that Adnan does have to attend the session due to his bad health condition.The […]

18 Feb
3:47

Adnan Still On Hunger-Strike At Galilee Hospital

February 18, 2012 3:47 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Sahar Francis Lawyer of the Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Ad-Dameer, visited on Friday, detainee Khader Adnan who has been on hunger strike since more than 62 days and is currently at an Israeli hospital in Safad, in the Galilee. The visit lasted for two hours, 10 – 12, […]

07 Feb
3:42

Israeli army abducts one Palestinian man from Al Khader village near Bethlehem

February 7, 2007 3:42 PM Ghassan Bannoura Bethlehem, Israeli attacks, News brief 0

Israeli forces invaded the village of Al Khader south of Bethlehem city in the southern part of the West Bank and abducted one Palestinian man on Wednesday morning. Army vehicles stormed the village, surrounded several houses and forced families outside in the rain and questioned them for several hours. They […]

04 Jan
9:54

The Israeli Wall will annex 19000 out of 22000 Dunams in Al Khader village

Al Khader, near Bethlehem, is facing a harsh future as a result of the construction of the Annexation Wall, as Israeli bulldozers continue to uproot the town’s farmlands to construct a Wall that will annex most of the villages’ lands. Resident Khaleel Ismail Salah, 65, said, while standing is his […]

25 Feb
9:07

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seven Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. PPS stated that the soldiers conducted extensive and very violent of homes, and interrogated many Palestinians, while inspecting their ID cards. […]

04 Oct
1:12

Detainee Jawareesh Suspends His Hunger Strike

October 4, 2018 1:12 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that detainee Salah Jawareesh, 23, has suspended his hunger strike after reaching an agreement and a court ruling, stating that his current Administrative Detention orders will not be renewed. The PPS said Jawareesh went on hunger strike for eight days, protesting the […]

28 Sep
7:56

Human Rights Center Warns of Excessive Israeli Detention Procedures

September 28, 2018 7:56 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Al Mezan Center for Human Rights has expressed deep concern over the excessive use of administrative detention by the Israeli occupation authorities against Palestinian detainees. The Center reported, in a press release, that four Palestinians, of those who are administratively detained by the Israeli occupation, have launched a hunger strike […]

16 Sep
9:00

3 Palestinian Detainees Continue with Hunger Strike

September 16, 2018 9:00 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners’ Affairs Committee confirmed, on Sunday, that despite deteriorating health, three Palestinian detainees continue their open hunger strike, in pursuit of their demands. The committee reported, according to Ma’an News Agency, that Palestinian detainee Jamal al-Qam, 48, from the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, who […]

07 Sep
2:45

Held Under Administrative Detention, Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Ninth Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that a detainee from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, started a hunger strike nine days earlier, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS stated that one of its lawyers managed to visit Jamal Alqam, […]

29 Dec
10:59

Khalida Jarrar’s Imprisonment without Charge or Trial Extended for Six More Months

The Israeli occupation military issued an order extending the arbitrary administrative detention of Palestinian parliamentarian and national leader Khalida Jarrar for an additional six months on Wednesday, 27 December 2017, four days before her detention was to expire. Jarrar was seized by occupation soldiers who invaded her home in El-Bireh on 2 July […]

11 Dec
12:09

PPS: “Israeli Soldiers Abduct 25 Palestinians In The West Bank”

Updated: The Palestinians Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, at night and throughout dawn hours Monday, at least twenty-five Palestinians, during violent and extensive military invasions and searched of homes, in the occupied West Bank. The Bethlehem office of the PPS said the soldiers abducted Khalil Taha […]

06 Jul
10:19

Israeli Soldiers Abduct Three Palestinians In Tulkarem

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, Shweika area, in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, searched homes, and car repair workshops, violently searched them and abducted three Palestinians. The soldiers also invaded homes near Salfit. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers abducted Nasri Wasfi Abu Aisha, […]

10 Nov
6:08

Palestinian Parties React to Trump’s Election

(photo: Getty images) The US and Israel have been long term allies and have had an unbreakable military bond, over the years, a relationship that has always affected the Palestinian political ground. However, the reactions of Palestinian political parties to the election of Trump as president  have varied, according to […]

06 Nov
4:46

PA Security Forces Detaining Students, Former Prisoners for Political Activity

via Samidoun  Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network Several former political prisoners in Israeli jails have been arrested recently, by Palestinian Authority security forces, including brothers Imad and Abdullah Amlah of al-Khalil, who were detained on 2 November, following the arrest of former prisoner Issam Ramadan of Nablus. Khader Adnan, the prominent former prisoner and […]

13 Feb
3:21

The Deadly Logic of Palestinian Hunger Strikes

February 13, 2016 3:21 AM IMEMC & Agencies Human Interest, Israel, Prisoners 0

‘When you feel that all the doors are sealed, and you stand there humiliated and alone, knowing in advance that the court system is a charade, one is left with no other option but a hunger strike.” These are the words of Mohammad Allan, a former Palestinian hunger striker, during […]

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06 Feb
4:21

This Week in Palestine Week 05 2016

February 6, 2016 4:21 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for January 30, to February 5, 2016. This week six Palestinian were killed by Israeli gunfire in separate attacks in the West Bank. Meanwhile Palestinian hunger striking journalist held by […]

05 Feb
3:14

Israel Freezes Al Qeeq’s Administrative Detention

February 5, 2016 3:14 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel’s top court, on Thursday, suspended the administrative detention (without trial) of Palestinian prisoner Mohammad al-Qeeq citing medical concerns, 72 days into the prisoner’s life-threatening hunger strike.Qadura Fares, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners Society, told Ma’an News Agency that Israel’s Supreme Court was freezing al-Qeeq’s six-month administrative detention order […]

15 Jan
11:57

Al-Qeeq: Day 51 of Hunger Strike, Refusing Vitamins

January 15, 2016 11:57 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoner Muhammad al-Qeeq stopped taking vitamins on Thursday, as he entered the 51st day of a hunger strike which he began to protest his detention without trial, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said.Qadura Fares, head of the prisoner’s society, told Ma’an that al-Qeeq, a 33-year-old journalist from the southern […]

16 Sep
3:51

25 Days of Hunger Strike for Palestinian Prisoners

September 16, 2015 3:51 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli administrative detention are continuing their hunger strike to demand an end to imprisonment without charge or trial. Nidal Abu Aker, Ghassan Zawahreh, Shadi Ma’ali, Munir Abu Sharar,Badr al-Ruzza, Bilal Daoud Saifi and Suleiman Eskafi are all isolated by the Israeli prison administration in an attempt to […]

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22 Aug
1:28

This Week in Palestine Week 34 2015

August 22, 2015 1:28 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 15th, to the 21st, 2015. This week Israeli troops killed two Palestinian civilians at military checkpoints in the West Bank, in the meantime Palestinian political prisoner held by […]

18 Aug
9:41

‘Allan wakes from coma; 250 Palestinian prisoners join open-ended hunger strike

August 18, 2015 9:41 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian lawyer/political prisoner Mohammed ‘Allan entered his 64th day of hunger strike Tuesday after waking from a four-day coma, and pledged to continue the open-ended strike until death if necessary. 250 Palestinians who are being held without charges by Israeli authorities in a prison camp in the Negev desert have […]

05 Aug
5:33

Palestinian Detainee on 50th Day of Hunger Strike

August 5, 2015 5:33 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Muhammad Allan entered his 50th day of hunger strike, Wednesday, as the al-Asra Prisoner’s Center for Studies called for action to release the detainee, who is being held under administrative detention.Allan, 33, is suffering from extremely low blood pressure and is currently unable to move, the center said, adding that […]

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16 Jul
6:42

Palestine Today 07 15 2015

July 16, 2015 6:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, July 15th, 2015. Israel’s military conduct live military training in the northern plains of the West Bank and kidnap civilians from Jerusalem and other communities. These stories, and more, coming […]

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15 Jul
5:23

Palestine Today 07 14 2015

July 15, 2015 5:23 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, July 14th, 2015. Israeli soldiers attack farmers and fishermen in Gaza, and the Israeli detain and release a freed political prisoner from Jenin. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

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11 Jul
3:04

This Week in Palestine Week 28 2015

July 11, 2015 3:04 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for July 4th, to the 10th, 2015. Israeli attacks this week leave three injured Palestinians including a child meanwhile Palestinians say won’t resume talk until Israel responds to demands These […]

09 Jul
4:17

Hunger Striking Detainee Moved To Eshil Prison

July 9, 2015 4:17 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli Prison Authority in the Negev Detention camp, has moved a hunger striking detainee from solitary in the Detention Camp, into solitary confinement in the Eshil prison.The PPS stated that detainee Odai Esteity, 24, started his hunger strike 22 days […]

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07 Jul
5:50

Palestine Today 07 06 2015

July 7, 2015 5:50 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, July 6th, 2015. Israeli soldiers ransacked homes in the West Bank and kidnap civilians; meanwhile political prisoner starts an open-ended hunger strike. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

01 Jul
3:50

Palestinian Detaniee Initiates New Hunger Strike

July 1, 2015 3:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

A Palestinian detainee currently being held in the Israeli prison system has entered an open-ended hunger strike over his administrative detention without charge or trial, according to the Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs (CPA) and the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).According to WAFA, two organizations reported on prisoner Nour Elayyan, from al-Jalazoun […]

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29 Jun
10:01

Palestine Today 06 29 2015

June 29, 2015 10:01 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, June 29th, 2015. Israeli troops take over siege-busting ship heading to Gaza, and troops kidnap civilians from the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israel’s navy […]

27 Jun
3:31

Scores Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation In Bil’in

Israeli soldiers fired, Friday, gas bombs at Palestinian and international peace activists, during the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and Settlements, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing dozens to suffer the effects of gas inhalation. Coordinator of the Popular Committee against the […]

27 Jun
2:46

Army Attacks Nabi Saleh Weekly Protest

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and Settlements, in Nabi Saleh village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing scores to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.The Popular Resistance Committee said the protesters marched carrying pictures of hunger striking detainee Khader Adnan, […]

24 Jun
1:16

ICRC: Hunger Striker’s Life at ‘Immediate Risk’

June 24, 2015 1:16 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Tuesday it was concerned about the deteriorating health and critical condition of Khader Adnan, a Palestinian detainee in Israel, who has been on hunger strike for 50 days to protest his administrative detention, without charge or trial.Jacques de Maio, the head […]

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19 Jun
7:20

Palestine Today 06 18 2015

June 19, 2015 7:20 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link after Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Thursday, June 18th, 2015. Two civilians injured by Israeli troops gunfire during invasions targeting west Bank communities and Israeli radicals set historical church on fire. These stories, and more, coming up, […]

15 Jun
5:30

Israeli Cabinet passes bill authorizing force-feeding of prisoners

June 15, 2015 5:30 AM Celine Hagbard Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

As numerous Palestinian prisoners are engaged in hunger strikes right now, vowing to continue until death, the Israeli cabinet decided on Sunday to allow prison officials to forcefeed the prisoners.The practice of forcefeeding is considered torture under international law, but is practiced by the United States in its POW camp […]

08 Jun
12:08

Al Ray Network Organizes Prisoner Solidarity Protest

June 8, 2015 12:08 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Al Ray Palestinian media network organized, on Sunday morning, a solidarity protest with political detainees on hunger strike in Israeli jails, with special note to Khader Adnan and Abdullah Barghouti..Participants raised slogans demanding the release of detainees, after which many of them wore prisoners’ clothing to reflect their suffering. Director […]

24 May
6:33

Detainee Begins Hunger Strike in Protest of Familial Visit Deprivation

May 24, 2015 6:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

38-year-old Palestinian detainee Mohammad Idrees Rashdan, from the village of Einabus, near Nablus, has launched an open-ended hunger strike after being denied family visits by Israeli authorities, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) reported Thursday.PPS said, according to WAFA, that Rashdah has not seen any member of his family for six […]

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22 May
12:40

Palestine Today 05 21 2015

May 22, 2015 12:40 AM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday, May 21st, 2015. Israeli troops destroy Palestinian farmlands in the West Bank and attack fishermen in Gaza. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. On Thursday morning, Israeli army […]

15 Jan
3:20

36 Prisoners Issued Administrative Detention Orders

January 15, 2015 3:20 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities, Wednesday issued administrative detention orders to 36 Palestinian prisoners for different periods of time, varying between three to six months, according to WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency.The detainees include member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Nayef Rajoub, from Hebron. He was sentenced to four months under administrative […]

25 Mar
7:00

On day 236 of Hunger Strike, Issawi’s Heart rate drops

March 25, 2013 7:00 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoner Samer al Issawi is near death, according to doctors, after spending 236 days without food to challenge the Israeli policy of ‘administrative detention’, in which Palestinians are imprisoned for extended periods without trial. Issawi is one of several long term hunger strikers, but no others have approached the […]

16 Feb
5:49

Army Attacks Palestinians Holding Protest In Front Of Ofer Prison

February 16, 2013 5:49 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Friday February 15; Palestinian medical sources reported that dozens of Palestinians have been treated for the effects of tear gas inhalation after the Israeli army attacked protesters as they were holding a nonviolent protest in front of the Ofer Israeli prison, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The […]

16 Sep
1:19

Red Cross: Three Palestinian hunger strikers near death

September 16, 2012 1:19 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Three men on hunger strike to protest the conditions of their imprisonment by Israel are near death, according to a Red Cross spokesman who spoke with Agence France Presse on Friday.Although the International Committee of the Red Cross has not issued an official statement on these cases, the committee is […]

23 May
1:43

Mother of 4 Jailed Sons: Christians Suffer For Homeland, Too

May 23, 2012 1:43 PM IMEMC & Agencies Bethlehem, News Report, Prisoners 0

Ma’an News Agency reported today on a Christian family whose four sons have all been imprisoned by the Israeli Military. ‘Since 2004, the whole family did not gather, not even once. Someone is always missing,’ said Alexandra Halabi, the Christian mother of four sons.All four sons are well educated and […]

13 May
8:58

Fasting On Fridays

It is a departure for both of us to reach out to you in this way, but we are feeling as if we must. The world offers us many opportunities to take a stand and to act for change, and each of us must respond according to the guidance of […]

09 May
2:22

Four Christian Brothers Jailed By Israel For Prisoner Solidarity Activism

Late one night in March, Rami Halabi was working on a laptop at his family’s apartment home in Kufr Aqab, on the road between Ramallah and Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank. Suddenly, a group of Israeli soldiers banged on the door and demanded to be let in. They confiscated […]

09 May
2:15

Hundreds Protest In Front Of UN Office In Ramallah

May 9, 2012 2:15 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah 0

Hundreds of Palestinian residents, mainly youths and families of political prisoners, held a massive protest in front of the United Nations office in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and chanted slogans in support to Palestinian detainees held by Israel, and conducting an open-ended hunger-strike.They later started chanting ‘we […]

02 May
5:35

Thousands of prisoners begin third week of hunger strike

May 2, 2012 5:35 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Over two thousand Palestinian prisoners in Israeli detention centers began their third week of hunger strike on Tuesday, along with seven men and one woman who have been on hunger strike for over thirty days. Two of the hunger strikers, Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh, marked their 63rd day on […]

29 Apr
7:06

Eighth hunger striking prisoner transferred to hospital; at least 2,000 still on hunger strike

April 29, 2012 7:06 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Saturday, Palestinian prisoner Muhammed Halas was transferred to Ramleh prison medical center after twelve days on hunger strike, joining seven other long-term hunger strikers, including two that have had no food for sixty days.1200 Palestinian prisoners began an open-ended hunger strike on April 17th, Palestinian Prisoners Day, joining eight […]

28 Apr
6:46

Detainee Thiab: “My Hunger-Strike Is Until Freedom Or Martyrdom”

April 28, 2012 6:46 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian political detainee, Bilal Thiab, sent a letter from his hospital bed at the Ramla Israeli Prison hospital that lacks adequate supplies and equipment, stating that he is persistent and determined to continue his hunger-strike until death or until he is released.“I swear to almighty God that I will continue […]

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24 Apr
10:14

Palestine Today 04 24 2012

April 24, 2012 10:14 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 4 m 07s || 3.77 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Tuesday April 24th, 2012. Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are still on hunger strike for the […]

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17 Apr
9:52

Palestine Today 04 17 2012

April 17, 2012 9:52 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 4 m 55s || 4.51 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org for Tuesday April 17, 2012. Israel barred most of the 1200 expected visitors of The Welcome to Palestine campaign […]

15 Apr
7:59

Four hunger striking prisoners now in hospital

April 15, 2012 7:59 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian prisoner support group Addameer announced Saturday that it knows of eight Palestinian detainees currently on open-ended hunger strikes, four of whom have been hospitalized and are being force-fed fluids intravenously. The Israeli prison authority confirmed that 4 hunger strikers are in the hospital in Ramle prison.The hunger strikers […]

08 Apr
6:32

Three Egyptian Detainees Declare Hunger-Strike

April 8, 2012 6:32 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) reported Saturday that three Egyptian political prisoners, held by Israel at the Nafha prison, declared an open-ended hunger-strike demanding their release.The PPS identified the three as Fawzi Sawarka, Freih Brekat (sentenced to 10 years), and Mohammad As-Sayyid (sentenced to 13 years). The three Egyptian political prisoners […]

04 Apr
6:07

Hunger-Striking Detainee Moved To Hospital

April 4, 2012 6:07 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Head of the Legal Unit at the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS), Jawad Boulos, stated that detainee Omar Abu Shallal, 55, was moved to Ar-Ramla Prison Hospital, after being on hunger-strike for 28 days protesting his illegal administrative detention.Boulos visited Abu Shallal on Tuesday, and stated that the striking detainee suffered […]