Israel & Palestine

Resistance in prisons

Print edition : June 09, 2017

A rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah on April 17 in support of the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. Photo: Mohamad Torokman/REUTERS

Marwan Barghouti waves as he enters a Tel Aviv court in April 2003. The prominent Palestinian prisoner and the organiser of the protest has been placed in solitary confinement. Photo: AP

Palestinian political prisoners in Israel are on an indefinite hunger strike protesting against the degrading conditions in the prisons, the restrictions imposed on family visits and the very nature of their detention.
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