MK Ayman Odeh during a meeting with Fadwa Barghouti, the wife of Marwan Barghouti, his lawyer Elias Sabag and the team for the struggle for prisoners in Ramallah

Hadash and CPI in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoner Hunger Strike

The Israel Prison Service (IPS) has suspended family visitation rights to Palestinian prisoners and is continuing its crackdown on prisoners as the large-scale “Freedom and Dignity” prisoner hunger strike led by Marwan Barghouti entered its third day. Some 1,500 prisoners are participating in the strike, the official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported on Tuesday. Amnesty…

2017-04-17

Palestinian Communist Prisoners to Join Fatah-Led “Freedom and Dignity” Prisoner Hunger Strike

Palestinian prisoners from across the political spectrum have pledged to join a hunger strike led by Fatah leader Marwan Bargouthi set to begin today, Monday, April 17. Communist prisoners affiliated with the Palestinian People’s Party (PPP) announced they would participate in the “Freedom and Dignity” strike, according to jailed PPP leader and member of the…