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News and updates about hunger strikers

Terrorist organization targets Ben Gvir

The Galilee Forces – The Lone Wolves” organization publishes photo of National Security Minister with rifle.

Terrorist organization targets Ben Gvir

Ben Gvir 'visits' hospitalized terrorist

Otzma Yehudit chairman blasts agreement to release hunger striker: The terrorists go on hunger strike and the State of Israel caves.

Ben Gvir 'visits' hospitalized terrorist

Hunger striking terrorist to be released

Israeli officials say that Khalil Awawdeh has pledged in writing that he would not return to terrorist activity.

Hunger striking terrorist to be released

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

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

Another Joint List MK visits Islamic Jihad hunger striker

MK Osama Saadi visits Khalil Awawdeh who has been on hunger strike demanding the cancellation of the administrative detention against him.

Another Joint List MK visits Islamic Jihad hunger striker

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

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

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

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

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

Imprisoned terrorists to receive public telephones

Hunger strike of imprisoned terrorists will end after prison service agrees to install public telephones in the prisons.

Imprisoned terrorists to receive public telephones

Israel rearrests freed terrorist over incitement

Mohammed Allan, who was released after a hunger strike in 2015, rearrested on charges of incitement.

Israel rearrests freed terrorist over incitement

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

PA: 80% of hunger strikers' demands were met

PA official claims Israel agreed to 80 percent of the demands of hunger striking terrorists.

PA: 80% of hunger strikers' demands were met

'We didn't fold and we didn't capitulate'

Public Security Minister: Striking terrorists did not receive anything they demanded.

'We didn't fold and we didn't capitulate'

Terrorists end hunger strike after 40 days

Israeli authorities negotiate with hunger-striking terrorists, agree to allow families to visit twice a month.

Terrorists end hunger strike after 40 days

Abbas asks Washington to help end terrorist hunger strike

PA chairman speaks with Trump envoy, asks him to ensure terrorist prisoners' rights are "protected".

Abbas asks Washington to help end terrorist hunger strike

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.

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

Archterrorist's daughter proud of her father

Daughter of senior Hamas terrorist Abdullah Barghouti, who murdered 66 Israelis, writes him a letter of support.

Archterrorist's daughter proud of her father

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.

Abbas working to end terrorist hunger strike

PA chairman cheers prisoners, praises terrorists

During India visit, Mahmoud Abbas praises terrorists, martyrs - but says he wants peace with Israel.

PA chairman cheers prisoners, praises terrorists

PA honors mother of four terrorists

PA promotes Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, mother of four imprisoned terrorists, who joined terrorist prisoners' hunger strike.

PA honors mother of four terrorists

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.

PA urges UN to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

PA leader: Terrorists are 'prisoners of freedom'

PA's Rami Hamdallah describes terrorists serving time in Israeli prisons as “prisoners of freedom”.

PA leader: Terrorists are 'prisoners of freedom'

Barghouti's wife urges Pope to help her husband

Wife of archterrorist Marwan Barghouti calls on Pope Francis to intervene in terrorist hunger strike.

Barghouti's wife urges Pope to help her husband

'Hunger strike part of the fight against the occupation'

Senior Hamas leader calls on international community to support terrorist hunger strike.

'Hunger strike part of the fight against the occupation'

Arabs call for boycott of Pizza Hut

Palestinian Arabs call for boycott of Pizza Hut for mocking hunger-striking terrorists.

Arabs call for boycott of Pizza Hut

Haniyeh supports hunger-striking terrorists

New Hamas leader says the freedom of hunger-striking terrorists is a national duty.

Haniyeh supports hunger-striking terrorists

Barghouti's wife outraged

Wife of archterrorist claims Israel fabricated the video of him eating in prison while on a hunger strike.

Barghouti's wife outraged

Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Hundreds of Jordanians protest in Amman in support terrorists on a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

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.

Barghouti: We will continue the struggle

Arab League to UN: Investigate Israel

Arab League calls on UN to open an international inquiry in to "violations" by Israel against terrorist prisoners.

Arab League to UN: Investigate Israel

Arabs rally in Ramallah for hunger strikers

Thousands of Arabs rally in a show of support for terrorists on hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

Arabs rally in Ramallah for hunger strikers

Hamas gives Israel 24 hours to respond to hunger strikers

Demands range from better medical care to phone access.

 Hamas gives Israel 24 hours to respond to hunger strikers

Erdan: 'We will not surrender to terrorist blackmail'

Minister Gilad Erdan pens New York Times article: 'The true motivation behind this strike is political jockeying'.

Erdan: 'We will not surrender to terrorist blackmail'

300 terrorists give up hunger strike

1/4 of 1200 terrorists conducting hunger strike surrender Sunday, voluntarily ending strike and accepting food without further demands.

300 terrorists give up hunger strike

'We will soon force Israel to release prisoners'

Hamas leader threatens it will 'not be long before Israel is forced to pay the price and release terrorists.'

'We will soon force Israel to release prisoners'

Arab League: Israel 'abusing' Palestinian prisoners

Arab League chief urges Red Cross to intervene and halt Israeli authorities' "abuse" of terrorist prisoners.

Arab League: Israel 'abusing' Palestinian prisoners

PA announces general strike

PA committee to hold general strike on Thursday in support of hunger striking terrorists.

PA announces general strike

PA urges Red Cross to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

PA envoy to the UN calls on Red Cross to help end hunger strike by terrorist prisoners in Israeli jails.

PA urges Red Cross to intervene in terrorist hunger strike

UN 'closely monitoring' terrorist hunger strike

UN says it's following the developments in the hunger strike by more than 1,000 terrorists in Israeli prisons.

UN 'closely monitoring' terrorist hunger strike

PA announces 'prisoner intifada'

Terrorist prisoners to launch mass hunger strike in an attempt to start a broader scale intifada.

PA announces 'prisoner intifada'

Hamas terror suspect sent to administrative detention

IDF orders administrative detention for Palestinian Arab journalist and Hamas member Mohammed al-Qiq.

Hamas terror suspect sent to administrative detention

Israel rearrests terrorist freed after a hunger strike

Israeli forces rearrest PA Arab journalist who was freed from prison last year after an extended hunger strike.

Israel rearrests terrorist freed after a hunger strike

Radical Islamic cleric begins hunger strike in jail

Sheikh Raed Salah, in jail after being convicted of incitement, launches hunger strike to protest his being held in isolation.

Radical Islamic cleric begins hunger strike in jail

Three terrorist prisoners agree to end hunger strike

Three Palestinian Arab terrorists agree to end hunger strikes after Israel sets dates for their release.

Three terrorist prisoners agree to end hunger strike

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.

Supreme Court: Force-feeding law is constitutional

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.

Hunger striking terrorist reportedly rushed to ICU

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.

State capitulates to hunger striking terrorist's demands

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.

Hunger striking terrorist seeks Supreme Court appeal

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.

Palestinian Arab organizations call for 'Day of Rage'

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.

Amnesty demands Israel release hunger striking terrorist

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.

Terrorist sets conditions for ending hunger strike

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.

Court rules hunger striking terrorist must stay in Israel

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.

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

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.

Terrorist to continue hunger strike despite being freed

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.

UN official 'alarmed' by condition of hunger striking terrorist