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Islamic Jihad threatens to expand hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Islamic Jihad and Hamas leaders praise Iran for supporting ‘resistance’ against Israel.

Parents on hunger strike over Israel's treatment of autistic people

What parents require is an additional budget from the Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services Ministry that will provide better employment programs tailored to those with special needs.


Hunger-striking parents protest work conditions for adults with autism

Autistic people are helped in the education system until they turn 21, and then their assistance drastically drops.

Islamic Jihad announces general alert amid prison tensions

The PIJ announced a general alert as 150 of its prisoners launched a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.


Hundreds of Palestinians launch hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons launched a hunger strike in protest against alleged "repressive measures."

Palestinian prisoners wait to be released from Ketziot prison, southern Israel, October 1, 2007

Palestinian prisoners hunger strike as tensions rise in Israeli prisons

A number of Palestinian prisoners, including one of those who escaped from Gilboa Prison, are hunger striking in Israeli prisons.


Iran civil rights lawyer on hunger strike due to harassment in prison

"Soheila Hejab has continued from inside prison to denounce the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and unmistakably call for overthrow. The fierce courage in her voice is chilling"

Palestinian prisoners suspend hunger strike

The Palestinian Prisoners Club announced that the mass prisoner hunger strike that was supposed to begin on Friday has been suspended after their demands were met by Israeli authorities.

Palestinian security prisoners call off hunger strike

The Palestinian Prisoners Club said the "prisoners, in a unified and harmonious manner, decided to suspend the collective hunger strike, after their demands were met."

Palestinian prisoners to begin hunger strike Friday

Prisoners are hunger-striking to protest restrictions and "repressive measures" imposed on them following the Gilboa prison break.

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