support the palestinian political prisoners in israeli prisons in their hunger strike
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More than 1,700 of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails have gone on hunger strike over conditions of captivity, since 17-04-2017, in one of the biggest protests in recent years, Led by the high-profile Fatah prisoner and leader Marwan Barghouti.
Prisoners’ demands include improved visitation rights from family members and easier access to telephones.
Palestinian prisoners and detainees have suffered from torture, inhumane and degrading treatment, and medical negligence. Some have been killed while in detention. According to the latest count from the Palestinian Prisoners Club, about 200 Palestinian prisoners have died since 1967 because of such actions. Palestinian prisoners and their families also remain a primary target of Israel’s policy of imposing collective punishments.
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