Three terrorist prisoners agree to end hunger strike

Three Palestinian Arab terrorists agree to end hunger strikes after Israel sets dates for their release.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2016, 4:46 AM

Supreme Court: Force-feeding law is constitutional

Judges reject petition against law that allows force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners, even if motives are security-related.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 9/11/2016, 4:10 PM

Hunger striking terrorist reportedly rushed to ICU

PA officials say terrorist prisoner who has been on hunger strike since July rushed to intensive care at Assaf Harofeh.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2016, 4:42 AM

State capitulates to hunger striking terrorist's demands

Bilal Kayed, who is hospitalized at Barzilai Hospital after hunger strike, reaches agreement with the Israeli authorities on his release.Arutz Sheva, 8/25/2016, 12:15 AM

Hunger striking terrorist seeks Supreme Court appeal

PFLP terrorist Bilal Kayed asks to appeal to Supreme Court after his petition to be examined by outside doctor is denied.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2016, 5:42 AM

Palestinian Arab organizations call for 'Day of Rage'

Coalition of Palestinian Arab organizations call for a “Day of Rage” to protest Israel's treatment of hunger striking terrorists.Dalit Halevi, 8/16/2016, 5:16 AM

Amnesty demands Israel release hunger striking terrorist

Amnesty International says Israel should charge or release PFLP terrorist Bilal Kayed, who is on a hunger strike.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/13/2016, 12:39 AM

Terrorist sets conditions for ending hunger strike

PFLP terrorist who is under administrative detention demands that his detention be shortened as a precondition to end a hunger strike.Dalit Halevi, 7/12/2016, 6:15 AM

Court rules hunger striking terrorist must stay in Israel

Supreme Court rules that Mohammed al-Qiq will have to stay in the northern Israeli hospital where he is being held.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2016, 2:43 AM

Court rejects hunger striker's petition to be moved to Ramallah

Supreme Court rejects Mohammed al-Qiq's request to be allowed to leave hospital, says he can go to hospital in eastern Jerusalem instead.Ben Ariel, 2/16/2016, 5:12 AM

Terrorist to continue hunger strike despite being freed

Journalist Mohammed al-Qiq, suspected of ties to Hamas, will continue hunger strike despite court lifting his administrative detention.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/5/2016, 11:09 PM

UN official 'alarmed' by condition of hunger striking terrorist

Top UN official expresses concern for Mohamed al-Qiq, a Palestinian journalist who was arrested over his ties with Hamas.Elad Benari, 2/3/2016, 3:14 AM

Report: Israel releases another hunger striking terrorist

PA news agency reports that Israel has released Ghassan Zawahra, a jailed terrorist who went on hunger strike from August to September.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2015, 5:13 AM

Israel frees Islamic Jihad terrorist who went on hunger strike

Israeli authorities confirm they freed Mohammed Allan as was agreed upon in late September.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2015, 2:14 AM

Jailed Terrorists Temporarily Halt Hunger Strike

Some 180 terrorist prisoners decide to temporarily halt hunger strike they announced in protest of the conditions of their incarceration.Elad Benari, 8/10/2015, 4:46 AM

Israel Releases Hunger-Striking Terrorist

Well-known Islamic Jihad leader released after staging hunger strike campaign through world media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2015, 8:43 AM

Palestinian Arab Hunger Striker to be Released

Khader Adnan, an Islamic Jihad member who has been on a hunger strike after being detained by Israel, to be released in two weeks.Elad Benari, 6/29/2015, 5:45 AM

Hamas Demands Release of Hunger-Striking Terrorists

Israel "arrests and kills our sons and our brothers", says Hamas's Haniyeh as he demands the release of hunger-striking prisoners.Elad Benari, 6/15/2015, 4:44 AM

Rearrested Terrorist to Serve 20 Years in Prison

Military committee determines that former hunger striker Samer Issawi resumed "full terrorist activities".Elad Benari, 5/11/2015, 4:12 AM

Imprisoned Terrorists Agree to End Hunger Strike

63 prisoners suspend the hunger strike which they have observed since late April following agreement with Prisons Service.Elad Benari, 6/25/2014, 2:46 AM

Yesh Atid and Likud Compromise on Force-Feeding Bill

After Yesh Atid threatened a coalition crisis, compromise reached on bill allowing force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2014, 2:14 AM

Yesh Atid Forces Postponement of Vote on Force-Feeding Bill

Following objection from Lapid's party, a vote on the bill allowing the force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners will be postponed.Elad Benari, 6/23/2014, 3:13 AM

Israel to Rush Force-Feeding Bill Through Knesset

Controversial bill to force-feed hunger strikers to be expedited through the political process, despite internal and external opposition.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2014, 3:58 PM

PA: 'Immediate Action Against Israel' Over Hunger Strikes

Saeb Erekat writes to EU, UN over hunger strikes, claims terrorists are being wrongfully held without trial.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2014, 3:52 PM

Knesset Approves Bill to Force-Feed Hunger Strikers

Debate rages over 'right to protest' in Knesset after force-feeding bill - which aims to save lives - approved on first reading.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2014, 11:05 PM

Israel Releases Hunger Striking Terrorist

Samer Issawi, who went on a hunger strike in order to pressure Israel to release him, released after reaching a deal several months ago.Elad Benari, 12/24/2013, 4:16 AM

Red Cross 'Concerned' over Hunger-Striking Prisoners

Palestinian Prisoners' Club says one of the terrorist prisoners has been refusing food since May 5.Arutz Sheva, 8/17/2013, 9:02 PM

Israel Reaches a Deal with Hunger-Striking Terrorist

Terrorist Samer Issawi has reportedly agreed to end a hunger strike which lasted for more than eight months in exchange for early release.Elad Benari, 4/23/2013, 3:15 AM

PA: Israel Refused to Release Hunger Striking Terrorist

PA claims that Israel rejected appeals to release a terrorist prisoner on a hunger strike to the PA-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2013, 5:20 AM

Israel Offers to Deport Hunger Striking Terrorist

Israel offers the European Union and the United Nations to deport hunger striking terrorist Samer Issawi to one of their member states.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/12/2013, 9:12 PM

PA: Israel Rearrested Hunger Striker

PA officials say Israel rearrested terrorist who was released after months-long hunger strike., 4/10/2013, 1:51 PM

Freed Terrorist Hunger Striker Declares Victory

A terrorist freed after a long hunger strike tells PA media he feels ‘victory over the occupation.’Maayana Miskin, 3/20/2013, 10:46 AM

Israel Rewards Hunger Striker with Freedom and Exile to Gaza

Ayman Sharawna, a prisoner who was on long-term hunger strike, freed on condition that he be exiled to Gaza for 10 years.Elad Benari, 3/18/2013, 3:46 AM

Hamas Prime Minister Calls for 'Prisoner Intifada'

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh urges PA Arabs to continue the “prisoners' intifada” to support terrorist detainees in Israeli jails.Elad Benari, 3/4/2013, 4:44 AM

Terrorist Hunger Striker Refuses Medical Treatment

Despite Israel's best efforts, Arab terrorist prisoner Samar Issawi is refusing medical treatmentDavid Lev, 2/28/2013, 6:03 PM

Two Terrorist Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Two terrorists in Israeli prisons who have been on hunger strike in recent weeks, have ended their hunger strike.Elad Benari, 2/28/2013, 1:13 AM

Terror Victim's Father: We're Paying the Price of Shalit Deal

Shalom Rachum, whose son Ophir was murdered after being lured to Ramallah, fears Israel will cave in to hunger striking terrorists.Elad Benari, 2/27/2013, 3:13 AM

Landau: If Terrorists Want to Starve Themselves, Let 'Em

Water and Energy Minister Uzi Landau said that Israel should respect the wishes of terrorists who preferred to starve themselvesDavid Lev, 2/25/2013, 9:03 PM

Arabs Riot, Clash with Security Forces

Thousands of PA Arabs continue to riot and clash with security forces following prayer services at mosques in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/22/2013, 9:39 PM

Hunger Striking Terrorist May be Released Next Month

An Israeli court gives hunger striker Samer Issawi eight months for violating his parole. A military court may still sentence him for years.Elad Benari, 2/22/2013, 5:11 AM

UN Urges Israel to Reach Solution for Hunger Strikers

United Nations Secretary-General calls on Israel to reach a solution “without delay” in the case of hunger-striking terrorist prisoners.Elad Benari, 2/20/2013, 5:15 AM

Leftist NGO Slams Israel Over Hunger Striking Terrorists

The leftist Physicians for Human Rights claims that Israel's treatment of hunger-striking terrorist prisoners is an "ethical failure".Elad Benari, 2/18/2013, 1:15 AM

EU Expresses Concern Over Hunger Striking Terrorists

EU calls on Israel to respect its obligations towards terrorist prisoners, expresses concern about four detainees on a hunger strike.Elad Benari, 2/17/2013, 3:56 AM

Clashes as Arabs Demonstrate in Favor of Hunger Strikers

Dozens wounded as PA Arabs stage solidarity events for terrorist prisoners held by Israel and on hunger strike.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/15/2013, 8:27 PM