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Administrative detainee Hassan Awewi ends his 69-day hunger strike
10.06.2019
The lawyer of administrative detainee Hassan Awewi, 35 years old from Hebron, confirmed to Addameer, that his client ended his hunger strike, Sunday night, 9 June, 2019. Awewi’s lawyer said that after 69 days of hunger strike, an agreement was reached with the occupation’s military Prosecution. According to the agreement, Awewi will be released...
Prisoner Hossam Ruzza ends his hunger strike after 43 days
02.05.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Sixty-one year-old prisoner Hossam Ruzza, from Nablus, suspended his open hunger strike on Wednesday, 1st May 2019, after 43 days, as confirmed Addameer lawyer. Ruzza’s decision came after reaching an agreement with the occupation authorities, according to which his current administrative detention will not be renewed. Thus,...
43 Days on, Hossam Ruzza continues his hunger strike amidst health complications
01.05.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Forty-three days into his hunger strike, prisoner Hossam Ruzza, 61 years old from Nablus, faces a new deterioration in his health condition, as confirmed by Addameer lawyer following a visit to Ruzza in the Ramlah prison compound, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.   Addameer's lawyer confirmed that the prisoner had lost 25...
Prisoner Khaled Farraj enters the 29th day of his hunger strike amid deteriorating health
23.04.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Palestinian prisoner Khaled Farraj, 31 years old, from Dheisheh refugee camp, continues his hunger strike for the 29th day in a row, demanding an end to his administrative detention as his health deteriorates. Khaled Farraj began his open hunger strike on March 26th, joining Hossam Ruzza and Mohammad Tabanga, who have been...
Palestinian Prisoners Day 17 April 2019
17.04.2019
Addameer acknowledges and celebrates the prisoners achievement in the hunger strike and continues to shed light on the ongoing individual hunger strikes against administrative detention On Monday, 15 April 2019, and after 8 days being on a hunger strike, Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons ended their strike. This decision comes after long...
Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike ends achieving an agreement with the occupation
15.04.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Eight days into the hunger strike announced by the Palestinian political prisoners in the occupation prisons, an agreement was reached, on Monday, April 15, 2019, between the occupation prisons administration and the prisoners’ representatives. The agreement came after a series of intensive dialogue sessions. It includes...
Detained without charges, three Palestinians are on hunger-strike
15.04.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Addameer has been following up, for three weeks, the hunger strike of three Palestinian prisoners protesting the repeated renewal of their administrative detention orders. Hossam Ruzza, 61-years-old, has been on hunger strike since March 19, while Mohammad Tabanga, 40-years-old, and Khaled Farraj, 31-years-old, began their...
Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Continues With 400 strikers
09.04.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: The Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike is still ongoing to this moment, as confirmed by Addameer on Tuesday, 9 April 2019. Addameer also confirmed that there are currently around 400 hunger strikers in the Israeli prisons of Ofer, Gilboa, Magido, Eishel, Naqab, Rimon and Nafha. As it continues to monitor and document the...
After Months of Serious Deterioration of Detention Conditions: Palestinian Prisoners and Detainees in Israeli Prisons Start an Open Hunger Strike
09.04.2019
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons started yesterday, 8 April 2019, an open hunger strike after several days of negotiations between the prisoners’ representatives and the prison administration. The negotiations failed which led the prisoners to launch an open hunger strike on the evening of Monday, 8 April 2019. Since September 2018, the...
Take Action: Urgent Call to Save Palestinian Hunger Strikers
09.04.2019
Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons have launched a mass hunger strike on 8 April 2019. The call for the hunger strike comes after months of serious deterioration in detention conditions specifically after the Israeli Minister Gilad Erdan formed a committee precisely to lower the standards of detention conditions for Palestinians...

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