Hunger Strike

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Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Three years after the Samaria governor's hunger strike, the bypass road he demanded is underway.Shlomo Witty, 21/02/2021 19:46
Miri Regev to hunger striking Yossi Dagan: 'I'm begging you, this is no longer a joke'

Miri Regev to hunger striking Yossi Dagan: 'I'm begging you, this is no longer a joke'

Transport Minister calls Samaria head to end hunger strike. Dagan: 'I cannot eat when my constituents are without electricity and water.'Orly Harari, 19/01/2021 18:54
Samaria chief Yossi Dagan passes out during hunger strike

Samaria chief Yossi Dagan passes out during hunger strike

Top settlement leader collapses during hunger strike in Jerusalem protest on behalf of fledgling settlements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2021 12:15
President to hunger strikers: I'm very concerned for you

President to hunger strikers: I'm very concerned for you

Rivlin calls to stop 'extreme' move. Samaria Council head: 'I can't return to heated office when many children in Samaria lack electricity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2021 14:33
MK Katz meets with hunger strikers: Inconceivable that children run out of water

MK Katz meets with hunger strikers: Inconceivable that children run out of water

Katz visited the protest tent demanding the regulation of 'Young Settlements' and demanded that the government act immediately.Shlomo Witty, 14/01/2021 19:09
Yossi Dagan proclaims his support for young settlements

Yossi Dagan proclaims his support for young settlements

Yossi Dagan has announced that he is joining the residents of fledgling settlements in their hunger strike calling for normalization.Shlomo Witty, 13/01/2021 12:32
Yael Shevach joins 'Young Settlement' hunger strike

Yael Shevach joins 'Young Settlement' hunger strike

Widow of Rabbi Raziel Shevach says hunger strike necessary to ensure communities receive basic services such as electricity.Hezki Baruch, 10/01/2021 13:16
Palestinian Arab detained in Israel ends hunger strike

Palestinian Arab detained in Israel ends hunger strike

Maher al-Akhras, detained by Israel for being a member of the Islamic Jihad, ends hunger strike after 103 days.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 06/11/2020 21:26
Jewish prisoner in Russian penal colony goes on hunger strike to get Shabbat off

Jewish prisoner in Russian penal colony goes on hunger strike to get Shabbat off

Jewish man serving in penal colony after taking part in anti-Putin protest is not provided with kosher food, forced to work on Shabbat.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 20/10/2020 17:30
US citizen dies in Egyptian prison

US citizen dies in Egyptian prison

Moustafa Kassem dies following lengthy hunger strike against his conviction for taking part in sit-in protest against Sisi government.Gary Willig, 14/01/2020 21:40
Terrorist hunger strike ends with no achievements

Terrorist hunger strike ends with no achievements

Hamas terrorist prisoners' hunger strike ends after two weeks. Erdan: We will continue to work on deteriorating their conditions.Elad Benari, 25/09/2019 23:25
36 terrorist prisoners on strike over jamming devices

36 terrorist prisoners on strike over jamming devices

36 jailed terrorists tried and punished after starting hunger strike following the installation of cellular jamming devices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2019 04:32
Security prisoners demand: No more interference devices

Security prisoners demand: No more interference devices

Security prisoners threaten 'escalation' if Israel continues to use interference devices to prevent use of cellular phones.Dalit Halevi, 13/09/2019 11:52
Jail strike ends, raising concerns of Prison Service white flag

Jail strike ends, raising concerns of Prison Service white flag

Hamas operatives in Israel report Israel Prison Service administration acquiescence to all demands as hunger strike ends.Mordechai Sones, 15/04/2019 17:43
Hunger striking terrorists believed to be secretly eating

Hunger striking terrorists believed to be secretly eating

Israel Prison Service that many of the hunger striking terrorist prisoners stored food in their cells and are secretly eating.Elad Benari, 11/04/2019 02:06
400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

Hundreds announce they are joining hunger strike of terrorists imprisoned in Israel. Arab street shows widespread support for the strikers.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 10/04/2019 13:15
Imprisoned Hamas terrorists begin hunger strike

Imprisoned Hamas terrorists begin hunger strike

Prison Service considering force-feeding prisoners engaged in hunger strike over jamming of smuggled cell phones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2019 18:56
Jailed terrorists postpone hunger strike

Jailed terrorists postpone hunger strike

The imprisoned terrorists demand the removal of cellular signal jammers installed in their cells.Nitzan Keidar, 07/04/2019 21:31
Smotrich: Netanyahu sets new low for surrender

Smotrich: Netanyahu sets new low for surrender

National Union leader slams PM over reports of negotiations with Hamas terrorists in prison to prevent a hunger strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2019 10:00
Force-feeding of terrorists on hunger strike?

Force-feeding of terrorists on hunger strike?

Doctors in reserves to be recruited to man force-feeding facilities if strike of terrorists in Israeli prisons takes place this Sunday.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 02/04/2019 14:09
Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

MK Glick ends 25-day hunger strike to protest low taxes on rolling tobacco.JTA, 08/07/2018 16:35
MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

Likud MK continues hunger strike to demand Finance Minister raise taxes on rolling tobacco, end 'circle of death' of smoking.Benny Toker, 24/06/2018 19:51
MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

MK Yehuda Glick hunger strikes until Finance Minister imposes rolling tobacco tax. 'I can no longer say my hands didn't spill this blood.'Mordechai Sones, 12/06/2018 08:15
Netanyahu promises 200 million shekels for Judea and Samaria

Netanyahu promises 200 million shekels for Judea and Samaria

Bereaved families and regional council heads end hunger strike after compromise reached on funding for security upgrades.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/11/2017 20:29
Memorial service for terror victim outside PM's Residence

Memorial service for terror victim outside PM's Residence

Hunger-striking widower who lost wife in terror attack to mark anniversary of wife's death with service outside PM's Residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2017 10:44
'We will stay on sidewalk until Netanyahu comes to his senses'

'We will stay on sidewalk until Netanyahu comes to his senses'

Likud MK continues hunger strike with bereaved families outside Prime Minister's Residence, says hopeful solution will be found soon.Eliran Aharon, 09/11/2017 22:58
Terror victim's widow collapses in hunger strikers protest tent

Terror victim's widow collapses in hunger strikers protest tent

Wife of terror victim collapses, is taken to hospital on third day of hunger strike against failure to provide security in Judea and SamariaArutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2017 16:20
'We've had it with promises - hunger strike will continue'

'We've had it with promises - hunger strike will continue'

Hunger strikers in front of PMs house unwilling to make do with PMs promise: 'Demand decision with budgetary clause'.Mordechai Sones, 06/11/2017 20:51
MK Oren Hazan joins hunger strike against PM

MK Oren Hazan joins hunger strike against PM

Likud MK joins bereaved families, local council heads in protesting lack of funding for proper security in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2017 21:43
Minister Katz: I hope the protest tent will be dismantled soon

Minister Katz: I hope the protest tent will be dismantled soon

Welfare and Social Services Minister Haim Katz visited protest tent of bereaved families and local council leaders opposite PM's residence.Orly Harary, 05/11/2017 16:58
Barghouti won't be allowed to see his wife

Barghouti won't be allowed to see his wife

Arch-terrorist who led hunger strike to be banned from being visited by his wife until 2019.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2017 22:41
European Parliament to host terrorists' relatives

European Parliament to host terrorists' relatives

European Parliament invites terrorists' family members to discuss 'situation of Palestinians prisoners in Israeli jails.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2017 13:32
Parents of sick children begin hunger strike

Parents of sick children begin hunger strike

'We are hunger striking because we completely lost faith in health system,' wrote one parent on Facebook page.Mordechai Sones, 25/06/2017 12:29
Barghouti: We'll renew hunger strike if our demands aren't met

Barghouti: We'll renew hunger strike if our demands aren't met

Archterrorist Marwan Barghouti threatens to renew mass hunger strike if Israel Prison Service fails to keep its promises.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/05/2017 22:05
'When will the government actually treat Hamas like terrorists?'

'When will the government actually treat Hamas like terrorists?'

Parents of solider held by Hamas slam government's concessions on family visitation rights to hunger striking terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2017 16:03
Abbas: Terrorist prisoners are 'heroes'

Abbas: Terrorist prisoners are 'heroes'

PA chairman praises prisoners serving time for murder and terrorism as 'heroes,' says their demands, including more TV, must be met.Gary Willig, 26/05/2017 11:02
Abbas asks Washington to help end terrorist hunger strike

Abbas asks Washington to help end terrorist hunger strike

PA chairman speaks with Trump envoy, asks him to ensure terrorist prisoners' rights are "protected".Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2017 05:38
Arabs hope Trump will force Israel to cave in to hunger strikers

Arabs hope Trump will force Israel to cave in to hunger strikers

Palestinian Arabs planning to draw Trump's attention to terrorist hunger strike when he visits Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2017 05:09
Abbas working to end terrorist hunger strike

Abbas working to end terrorist hunger strike

PA official says Abbas is trying to apply pressure through international sources to put an end to hunger strike by terrorist prisoners.Elad Benari, 19/05/2017 04:04
Hunger-striking terrorists demand more TV

Hunger-striking terrorists demand more TV

Hunger strikers demand access to minimum of 20 television channels and access to free university education.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/05/2017 21:21
Barghouti issues threats from prison

Barghouti issues threats from prison

Terrorist mastermind promises to 'continue the struggle' until all Arab goals against Israel are fulfilled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2017 21:07
PA honors mother of four terrorists

PA honors mother of four terrorists

PA promotes Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, mother of four imprisoned terrorists, who joined terrorist prisoners' hunger strike.PMW, 12/05/2017 18:50
PA urges UN to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

PA urges UN to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

PA deputy representative to the UN calls on global body to act to end "suffering" of hunger strikers.Dalit Halevi, 12/05/2017 04:08
Clashes in Judea and Samaria over hunger strike

Clashes in Judea and Samaria over hunger strike

Masked Arabs attack IDF forces in Judea and Samaria in riots in support of hunger-striking terrorists in Israeli prisons.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 11/05/2017 16:45
Red Cross visits arch-terrorist behind hunger strike

Red Cross visits arch-terrorist behind hunger strike

ICRC delegate visits mass-murderer Marwan Barghouti in prison after Barghouti violates hunger strike by eating sweets in his cell.AFP, 11/05/2017 15:39
PA leader: Terrorists are 'prisoners of freedom'

PA leader: Terrorists are 'prisoners of freedom'

PA's Rami Hamdallah describes terrorists serving time in Israeli prisons as “prisoners of freedom”.Dalit Halevi, 11/05/2017 06:10
Barghouti's wife urges Pope to help her husband

Barghouti's wife urges Pope to help her husband

Wife of archterrorist Marwan Barghouti calls on Pope Francis to intervene in terrorist hunger strike.Ben Ariel, 11/05/2017 05:07
Pizza Hut apologizes for laughing at eating hunger strike leader

Pizza Hut apologizes for laughing at eating hunger strike leader

Pizza Hut International apologizes for Pizza Hut Israel's 'inappropriate' Facebook joke, says employee who published it was fired.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2017 12:27
Arabs call for boycott of Pizza Hut

Arabs call for boycott of Pizza Hut

Palestinian Arabs call for boycott of Pizza Hut for mocking hunger-striking terrorists.Elad Benari, 10/05/2017 03:38
Haniyeh supports hunger-striking terrorists

Haniyeh supports hunger-striking terrorists

New Hamas leader says the freedom of hunger-striking terrorists is a national duty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2017 02:05
Barghouti's wife outraged

Barghouti's wife outraged

Wife of archterrorist claims Israel fabricated the video of him eating in prison while on a hunger strike.Dalit Halevi, 08/05/2017 03:36
Watch: Barghouti's lies caught on film

Watch: Barghouti's lies caught on film

Mass-murderer who led hunger strike by jailed terrorists filmed eating in secret in his jail cell. 'The lie has been revealed.'Yoni Kempinski, 07/05/2017 20:22
Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Hundreds of Jordanians protest in Amman in support terrorists on a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.Ben Ariel, Canada, 06/05/2017 00:44
Barghouti: We will continue the struggle

Barghouti: We will continue the struggle

Marwan Barghouti, who is leading a mass hunger strike of terrorist prisoners, calls on Palestinian Arabs to support the cause.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/05/2017 21:16
Tibi incensed: An outrageous and shameful idea

Tibi incensed: An outrageous and shameful idea

Joint List MK slams proposed plan to bring in foreign doctors to force-feed hunger strikers to prevent deterioration in their conditions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2017 10:22
Arab League to UN: Investigate Israel

Arab League to UN: Investigate Israel

Arab League calls on UN to open an international inquiry in to "violations" by Israel against terrorist prisoners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2017 03:34
Watch: 'Metzada' unit prepares for prison riot

Watch: 'Metzada' unit prepares for prison riot

Public Security Minister visits elite prison service unit to witness how they train for every eventuality during terrorist hunger strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2017 19:41