Amnesty International demands release of hunger-striker

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International on Saturday demanded that Israel either release or charge a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner who the group said has been mistreated and tortured in ways that violate international law. Thirty-three-year-old Palestinian Muhammad al-Qiq began a hunger strike on Nov. 25, 2015 to protest being held in[…]

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Palestinian political prisoner in SA

The South African chapter of the international NGO, Action Aid, together with various South African human rights and Palestine solidarity organisations hosted a visiting Palestinian humanitarian worker, activist and Action Aid Palestine representative, Ibrahim Ibraigheth. Ibraigheth is speaking at a series of events in Johannesburg this week with regards to[…]

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Pal prisoner in solitary confinement for over 4 years

Palestinian prisoner Dirar Abu Sisi is still being held by Israeli authorities in solitary confinement since his detention began over four years ago, a prisoners’ rights groups reported. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society said Wednesday that Abu Sisi told his lawyer that Israeli authorities are imposing several sanctions on him, including[…]

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Hunger-striker Khader Adnan to be moved to hospital

The condition of hunger-striking prisoner Khader Adnan, who has been on strike for a month, is deteriorating and he is in serious danger, a prisoners’ rights group said Wednesday. The director of the legal department of the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, Jawad Boulos, who visited Adnan in the Ramle prison’s clinic, said[…]

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US sends long-held Guantanamo prisoner home

One of the longest-held prisoners at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay was sent home to Kuwait on Wednesday, the first release based on the determination of a review panel that has been re-evaluating some men previously classified as too dangerous to release. Fawzi al-Odah had been told his[…]

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