Palestinian Detainee Ends Hunger Strike After 141 Days

An agreement was reached Tuesday night to end Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash’s 141-day hunger strike, which threatened to renew hostilities between Israel and Gaza militant groups over his deteriorating condition and imminent danger to his life. According to Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Abu Hawash weighed 86 kilograms (190 pounds) before his hunger strike. By December…

Hadash: The Golan Heights is Occupied Syrian Territory

Hadash criticizes the decision of the government cabinet to hold a meeting Sunday on the occupied Golan Heights. “It doesn’t matter how many cabinet meetings are held on the Golan, it is occupied Syrian territory,” Hadash said. “All elements of the coalition, including Labor, Meretz and Ra’am are responsible for the decisions made during this…

Police Arrested Solidarity Activists and Raided Their Homes Because of Their Left-Wing Activism

Three left-wing Israeli activists — young communist Yahli Chilik, anti-occupation activist Matan Kadish, and conscientious objectors’ support Mesarvot network member Yasmin Eran-Vardy — were arrested by Israel police on Wednesday night in the village of A-Tuwani in the South Hebron Hills. A settler from nearby Ma’on claimed he was assaulted by Palestinians and testified that…