Marwan Barghouti

Palestinian prisoners suspend hunger strike after 40 days

After 40 grueling days of surviving on only salt water, some 1500 Palestinian Political Prisoners have suspended their hunger strike. Led by Fatah leader and fellow political prisoner, Marwan Barghouti, prisoners within in Israeli detention centres began the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike in a bid to access their basic rights,[…]

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Locals stage picket for Palestinian prisoners

By Yaseen Kippie “To go on hunger strike is a jihad, because you are sacrificing your own self.” These were the words of ardent Palestinian rights supporter Shaykh Ebrahim Gabriels, at a picket organised by the Al-Quds Foundation in support of the ongoing hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners in[…]

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Palestinian prisoners table demands as hunger strike begins

Coinciding with annual Palestinian Prisoners Day, commemorated on 17 April, some 1500 Palestinians are today embarking on a mass hunger strike. As one of the largest hunger strikes in recent years, the strike led by Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti will see Palestinian prisoners from across the political spectrum participate from[…]

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