With the continuous escalation of administrative detention orders against Palestinians, hunger strikes have become a means for Palestinian political prisoners and detainees to challenge such policy.
In the first days of November, the Israeli Occupation Forces arrested Khitam Sa’afin, activist and the head of the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, Muhannad Al-Azzah, Palestinian human rights defender, in addition to several other Palestinians during early dawn raiding operations around...
The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) asserts that Maher should not have to resort to using his empty stomach to demand his rights, as these rights should have been protected by international law. As the international community systematically fails to put an end to Israeli...
Throughout the years, the Israeli occupation has continued to systematically deny Palestinian prisoners of their most basic human rights while incarcerated, including the right to own pens and papers. With the continuous Israeli crackdown on Palestinian prisoners, the prisoners’ movement 1 has...
Maher Al-Akhras began a hunger strike in late July after he was arrested. Israeli security forces accuse him of being a member of Islamic Jihad, a charge he denies. The Israeli Supreme Court has rejected his petitions for release three times.

G4S: Securing War Crimes

G4S is a British-Danish private security company that profits from the imprisonment of Palestinian political prisoners and systems of Israeli occupation and apartheid. They maintain security equipment at checkpoints and in illegal Israeli settlements, and they employ private security personnel posted at checkpoints and to protect construction sites for the settlements and the Annexation Wall.

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