TITLE

Hungry for Freedom

AUTHOR(S)
Szremski, Kristin
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Islamic Horizons;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that about 2,000 Palestinian political prisoners ended their hunger strike on May 15, 2012 after several of their demands were granted by the Israeli Prison Service. Details of events that led to hunger strikes of Palestinians in Israeli prisons are provided. Some of the issues complained by hunger strikers are Israel's use of administrative detention, prohibition of family visits, disproportionate use of solitary confinement, night raids and harassment.
ACCESSION #
78328729

 

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