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Palestinian prisoners’ families rally in Gaza at ICRC headquarters

GAZA, PALESTINE, July 1 – Families and supporters of Palestinian political prisoners detained by Israel held a sit-in in the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)’s Gaza Strip headquarters on Monday, July 1, calling for the ICRC to fulfill its responsibilities to protect Palestinian prisoners. All photos by Joe Catron:
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Protest in London supports Jordanian hunger strikers, demands Jordan take action:

The Innovative Minds campaign supporting Palestinian political prisoners organized a protest in solidarity with Jordanian hunger strikers in Israeli prisons outside the Jordanian Embassy on Sunday, June 30 from 2-4 pm. The call to the protest was as follows: On Sunday 30th June it will be the 60th day that 5 Palestinian political prisoners with […]
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Chicago protesters march for freedom for Palestinian prisoners

On March 6, protesters took to the streets of Chicago to express their solidarity with hunger striking prisoner Samer Issawi; Arafat Jaradat, who was killed under torture; and all of the over 4,800 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Photos of the protest (all photos by Shirien):   The following article, from Fight Back News, chronicles […]
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Students in Calgary hold solidarity hunger strike for Palestinian prisoners

Student organizers with Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada held a one-day hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners on March 8, as part of Israeli Apartheid Week actions at the university. See photo (credit Remi Kanazi):  
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Video: Expose AIPAC protest in solidarity with Palestinian hunger strikers

The following video, by Philly BDS, was filmed at the March 3 protests outside the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, DC, in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike. (For more information on the protests, click here..)
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Palestinians protest outside Ofer prison, honour Hugo Chavez

As part of the ongoing series of mobilizations and demonstrations throughout Palestine in support of Palestinian prisoners, Palestinian activists protested outside Ofer prison on March 6, 2013. They were attacked by Israeli occupation forces, who shot live ammunition and rubber bullets at the protesters, wounding 16 protesters. Among others, Hassan Karajah, youth coordinator for the […]
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Washington, DC protest targets AIPAC, stands with Palestinian prisoners

Activists with CODEPINK, Interfaith Peace Builders, the US Campaign to End the Occupation, the Fellowship of Reconciliation and other organizations gathered in Washington, DC on March 3 for ExposeAIPAC, a protest outside the America Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference. AIPAC is the leading Israel lobby organization in Washington, DC and is closely linked […]
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Montreal protest for Palestinian prisoners takes to the streets

SPHR Concordia, the Syrian Student Association, and Tadamon! called for an emergency demonstration outside Concordia University’s Hall Building to show solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners and to call on the Canadian government to end complicity with Israel’s apartheid policies and international law violations. 1, 027 prisoners were released in the prisoner exchange deal for sole […]
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Palestinians for Dignity close EU office, demand support for hunger striking prisoners

The following statement was issued by Palestinians for Dignity, a Palestinian youth organization that sat in at the European Union building, EUPOL COPPS – an EU entity that funds and trains Palestinian Authority police – to protest recent EU free-trade agreements with Israel, and demand that the EU take a clear position to free the […]
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Solidarity hunger strike continues at American University in Washington, DC

Students at American University in Washington, DC continued their open-ended solidarity hunger strike with Palestinian prisoners over the weekend, planning to continue to set up a solidarity fast in the Quad over the week to come. The students have set up a facebook page for promotion and solidarity: https://www.facebook.com/events/304594476314407 The action was organized by Students for […]
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