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Palestinian hunger strikers demo + interview with PSC Director Sarah Colborne

April 29, 2012

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A Palestinian Hunger strike demonstration took place opposite Downing Street yesterday afternoon (28th April 2012), which was organised by the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign. Around 100 people turned up to battle the inclement weather conditions to show their presence in reaction to the approximately 2000 prisoners held in custody without charge in Israel’s detention centres that […]

A Man on Hunger Strike for 64 Days Yet the World Stays Silent

February 19, 2012

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At the time of writing, Khader Adnan, a Palestinian baker from the West Bank village of Arabeh, near Jenin has been on hunger strike for 64 days in protest to him being detained without trial, charge, evidence levelled against him or questioning. He was taken from his home by force by Israeli troops in front […]