hunger strike

High Court Orders Temporary Release Of Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoner


Mohaamad Allaan, the Palestinian prisoner and alleged Islamic Jihad member whose months-long hunger strike has drawn international attention, will be temporarily released from administrative detention.

Palestinian Prisoner In Israel Ends 55-Day Hunger Strike


Jerusalem — A Palestinian jailed in Israel ended his 55-day hunger strike after Israel agreed to free him.

Palestinian Prisoners Hold Solidarity Hunger Strike On Nakba Day


Several hundred Palestinian prisoners in Israel went on a one-day hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners who have refused food for three weeks.

Alan Gross Stops Hunger Strike At Mother’s Urging


 Alan Gross suspended his hunger strike in a Cuban prison after a week at the behest of his elderly mother.

“Alan’s mother asked him to stop the fast,” Jill Zuckman, the spokeswoman for the family, told JTA. "He agreed to do that today.”

Alan Gross On Hunger Strike In Cuban Prison


American-Jewish contractor Alan Gross has launched a hunger strike on April 3rd to protest his imprisonment in a Cuban jail and the lack of American assistance.

Palestinian On Hunger Strike In Israeli Prison Denied Release


JERUSALEM (JTA) -- A Palestinian man in the 59th day of a hunger strike was denied release from an Israeli prison, where he is being held without charge.

Khader Adnan has been held in an Israeli prison since his arrest by Israeli soldiers on Dec. 17. He can be held in administrative detention, without charges being brought, for four months. The administrative detention went into effect on Jan. 8.

A military court judge on Monday denied Adnan's appeal to be released or have his detention reduced. Adnan is a member of Islamic Jihad.

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