Posts Tagged: hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners, Israel agree to end of hunger strike

Here are a number of reports about the end of the hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners.  Thanks are in order for this development and for all who helped make it possible. Prayers are in order for those who have been on the hunger strike – for their health and wellbeing – for their nonviolent witness. Work is in order to recognize and respect the human rights of Palestinians. The effort to establish a just and durable peace for Palestinians and Israelis continues.

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Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike

Amnesty International has issued a call for urgent action that asks individuals around the world to contact Israeli authorities concerning Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh, two Palestinian men who are at immediate risk of death as they engage in the nonviolent action of a hunger strike. Both are being held without charge or trial by… Read more »

Hunger strike in the Philippines

The Morong 43 – health care workers arrested in February on charges of making bombs and held since then – began a hunger strike on December 3 in an effort to end their detention which they and many others, including…

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