hunger striker

140 Palestinians in Israeli prisons enter 9th day of hunger strike

The inmates claim that agreements reached after a similar strike last April have still not been implemented.

18/09/2019
Iranian women prisoners sit at their cell in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.
Reporters Without Borders share concern over imprisoned Iranian journalists

The organization is "particularly concerned" about their health, noting that the strike had been organized by the journalists to protest inhumane and degrading prison treatment.

Erdan mocks Palestinian prisoners: 'Here's how we broke the hunger strike'

"We just needed one thing," he said, and opened a chocolate bar.

israeli soldiers smoking cigarettes
Tough laws can’t snuff Israel’s smoking habit

Smoking has made a comeback in the Jewish state, where overall tobacco usage rates outpace those in comparably-developed countries.

By CHARLES DUNST/JTA
23/06/2018
Palestinians say 500 prisoners in Israeli jails to start hunger strike

A senior Palestinian official said prisoners are working to pressure Israel to end its policy of administrative detention.

By YAMI ROTH / MAARIV , YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
31/05/2018
Kiryat Arba Council head Malahi Levinger, Beit Aryeh Council head Avi Naim, Samaria Regional Council
West Bank council heads join hunger strike outside Netanyahu's home

Politicians and bereaved families are demanding government investment in security for West Bank settlers.

By UDI SHAHAM , JPOST.COM STAFF
05/11/2017
Derrière les barreaux

Rencontre avec Yariv Cohen, directeur adjoint d’une prison de haute sécurité qui compte parmi les détenus les plus dangereux du pays

By EYAL LEVY
23/07/2017
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