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Number of Internationals on Hunger Strike Grows

Number of Internationals on Hunger Strike Grows

Solidarity Hunger strike in Jerusalem, Tulkarem, Nablus and Hebron

On Monday, August 30, national and international activists began a hunger strike in solidarity with the Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike for the third week now. Hunger strikes have been declared worldwide, including several major cities in the United States.

Solidarity hunger strikers will be present at the solidarity tents throughout the region.

Countries represented on hunger strike: Italy Ireland United States United Kingdom New Zealand Canada Germany Sweden

For regional contacts please call:

ISM Media Office: 972-2-277-4602 or 547-358-579 Jerusalem: 00-776-3208-821 Tulkarem-Abdel Karim: 972-59-836-783 or 972-55-474-066 Nablus-Koli: 972-59-737-118 or 972-65-864-284 Hebron: 972-2-222-8485 (CPT)

Palestinian Political Prisoners began an open-ended hunger strike Sunday, August 15. They have a list of demands for fair and humane treatment in Israeli prisons defined under international law, Israeli law and Israeli prison regulations. They are demanding that abuse of prisoners and their families ends immediately.

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