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Jewish administrative detainees launch hunger strike

Attorneys accuse Defense Minister, defense establishment of targeting Jews while releasing terrorists due to 'lack of prison space' after Yitzhar residents arrested over response to murder of 14-year-old Jewish sheperd.

Jewish administrative detainees launch hunger strike

Negotiations ongoing:

1000 jailed terrorists threaten hunger strike

Prisoners demand conditions be returned to how they were.

1000 jailed terrorists threaten hunger strike

Following terrorist's death:

Terrorist prisoners plan mass hunger strike

PA Prisoners Committee announces terrorists in Israeli prisons will a hunger strike “in response to the murder of Khader Adnan”.

Terrorist prisoners plan mass hunger strike

Op-Ed:

If an Arab terrorist wants to starve to death, respect his wish

Who cares? Those who hate Israel already won’t hate Israel an iota more or less if he kills himself or if Israel force feeds him. Op-ed.

If an Arab terrorist wants to starve to death, respect his wish

Interview

Elie Joseph says he is fighting for the soul of Israel

When we abandon those who saved Jewish lives, when we sell arms to genocidal countries, says Joseph, “we forget who we are.”

Elie Joseph says he is fighting for the soul of Israel

Hunger striking terrorist determined to continue the fight

Wife of Islamic Jihad operative Khalil Awawdeh says her husband has become skin and bones, and she continues to support his fight.

Hunger striking terrorist determined to continue the fight

1,000 terrorists in prison to begin food strike

Security prisoners seek 'people's revolution' in support of demand for better prison conditions.

1,000 terrorists in prison to begin food strike

Arabs, Jews demonstrate in support of hunger striking terrorist

The demonstrators declare that they will not abandon the prisoners, demand that administrative detentions be abolished.

Arabs, Jews demonstrate in support of hunger striking terrorist

Joint List MK visits hunger striking terrorist

Sole Jewish MK on predominantly Arab party visits Islamic Jihad member Khalil Awawdeh, who is hospitalized after starting a hunger strike.

Joint List MK visits hunger striking terrorist

Supreme Court rejects appeal to release hunger striker

Supreme Court rejects appeal to release Islamic Jihad member Khalil Awawdeh, who is currently hospitalized after starting hunger strike.

Supreme Court rejects appeal to release hunger striker

Lebanese reporter visits hunger striking terrorist

Khalil Awawdeh has been on hunger strike for 177 days in protest of his administrative detention by Israel.

Lebanese reporter visits hunger striking terrorist

Israel freezes detention of hunger striking terrorist

IDF Central Command freezes administrative detention of Khalil Awawdeh, whose release Islamic Jihad demanded as condition for Gaza truce.

Israel freezes detention of hunger striking terrorist

Lod imam accused of incitement begins hunger strike

Sheikh Yusuf Albaz, imam of the Great Mosque in Lod, launches hunger strike in protest of his continued detention.

Lod imam accused of incitement begins hunger strike

Watch: MKs confront each other at hospital

MK Ben Gvir and MK Odeh confront each other at Assaf Harofeh Hospital, after Israel caves to hunger striking detainee.

Watch: MKs confront each other at hospital

Israel caves, detained terrorist to end hunger strike

Following threats from Gaza, Israel agrees not to extend detention of Hisham Abu Hawash. He, in turn, will end his 141-day hunger strike.

Israel caves, detained terrorist to end hunger strike

Hamas and Islamic Jihad coordinating potential attack

Senior members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad meet in Gaza as terrorist prisoner continues hunger strike.

Hamas and Islamic Jihad coordinating potential attack

Islamic Jihad: Israel will pay if hunger striker dies

Islamic Jihad leader warns Israel amid deteriorating health of hunger striking security prisoner.

Islamic Jihad: Israel will pay if hunger striker dies

Terrorist freed by Israel after 131-day hunger strike

Israeli authorities free Hamas terrorist prisoner, two weeks after striking a release deal that ended his hunger strike.

Terrorist freed by Israel after 131-day hunger strike

Hamas terrorist ends 113-day hunger strike

Terrorist ends hunger strike after reported deal to be released from administrative detention in February.

Hamas terrorist ends 113-day hunger strike

Islamic Jihad threatens to expand prisoners' hunger strike

Islamic Jihad says its prisoners will not halt their hunger strike and even expand it unless their demands are met by Israeli authorities.

Islamic Jihad threatens to expand prisoners' hunger strike

Islamic Jihad terrorists in prison announce hunger strike

250 prisoners announce intention to hunger strike to restore conditions which prevailed before Gilboa Prison Break.

Islamic Jihad terrorists in prison announce hunger strike

Demand: Fire hospital staff who posed with terrorist

Two staff members at Kaplan Medical Center pose with terrorist hospitalized after beginning hunger strike.

Demand: Fire hospital staff who posed with terrorist

Terrorist prisoners threaten hunger strike

Fatah prisoners announce hunger strike that will begin on Friday. Smotrich: Let them starve to death.

Terrorist prisoners threaten hunger strike

Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny to end hunger strike

Navalny, on advice from outside doctors, is ending his prison hunger strike after 24 days.

Jailed Russian opposition leader Navalny to end hunger strike

Russia: Alexei Navalny announces hunger strike

Russian opposition leader accuses prison officials of depriving him of proper medical care and sleep.

Russia: Alexei Navalny announces hunger strike

Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Three years after the Samaria governor's hunger strike, the bypass road he demanded is underway.

Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Regev to hunger-striking Dagan : 'I'm begging you, it's no joke'

Transport Minister calls Samaria head to end hunger strike. Dagan: 'I cannot eat when my constituents are without electricity and water.'

Regev to hunger-striking Dagan : 'I'm begging you, it's no joke'

Samaria chief Yossi Dagan passes out during hunger strike

Top settlement leader collapses during hunger strike in Jerusalem protest on behalf of fledgling settlements.

Samaria chief Yossi Dagan passes out during hunger strike

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.'

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

MK Katz: 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.

MK Katz: Inconceivable that children run out of water

Samaria Regional Council chief joins hunger strike

Yossi Dagan has announced that he is joining the residents of fledgling settlements in their hunger strike calling for normalization.

Samaria Regional Council chief joins 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.

Yael Shevach joins 'Young Settlement' 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.

Palestinian Arab detained in Israel ends hunger strike

Russia: Jewish prisoner 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.

Russia: Jewish prisoner goes on hunger strike to get Shabbat off

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.

US citizen dies in Egyptian prison

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.

Terrorist hunger strike ends with no achievements

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.

36 terrorist prisoners on strike over jamming 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.

Security prisoners demand: No more interference devices

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.

Jail strike ends, raising concerns of Prison Service white flag

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.

Hunger striking terrorists believed to be secretly eating

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.

400 imprisoned terrorists join hunger strike

Imprisoned Hamas terrorists begin hunger strike

Prison Service considering force-feeding prisoners engaged in hunger strike over jamming of smuggled cell phones.

Imprisoned Hamas terrorists begin hunger strike

Jailed terrorists postpone hunger strike

The imprisoned terrorists demand the removal of cellular signal jammers installed in their cells.

Jailed terrorists postpone hunger strike

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.

Smotrich: Netanyahu sets new low for surrender

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.

Force-feeding of terrorists on hunger strike?

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

MK Glick ends 25-day hunger strike to protest low taxes on rolling tobacco.

Yehuda Glick ends hunger strike

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.

MK Yehudah Glick on hunger strike for 13 days

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.'

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

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.

Netanyahu promises 200 million shekels for Judea and Samaria

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.

Memorial service for terror victim outside PM's Residence

'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.

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

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 Samaria

Terror victim's widow collapses in hunger strikers protest tent

'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'.

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

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.

MK Oren Hazan joins hunger strike against PM

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.

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

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.

Barghouti won't be allowed to see his wife

European Parliament to host terrorists' relatives

European Parliament invites terrorists' family members to discuss 'situation of Palestinians prisoners in Israeli jails.'

European Parliament to host terrorists' relatives

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.

Parents of sick children begin hunger strike

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.

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

'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.

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