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Palestinian museum showcases prisoner misery
Abu Jihad Museum highlights woes of inmates - past and present - as Palestinians mark Prisoners' Day.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 10:06 GMT
Israel accused of abusing detained children
UN report says Palestinian minors, most arrested for rock-throwing, face systemic ill-treatment by Israeli authorities.
Last updated: 06 Mar 2013 23:54 GMT
Israel court defers release of hunger striker
Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi, after refusing food for over 200 days, appeared in court to request release on bail.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 16:23 GMT
Palestinian hunger strikers 'close to death'
Samer Barq, one of the three prisoners refusing food, has been moved to intensive care as his blood sugar level dipped.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2012 10:31 GMT
Palestinian prisoner eases hunger strike
Mahmoud Sarsak, a Palestinian footballer held by Israel, agrees to take milk after fast lasting more than 80 days.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 23:58 GMT
'Progress' in Palestinian hunger strike talks
Palestinian officials say Egyptian mediators are talking to Israel in bid to end action by at least 2,000 prisoners.
Last updated: 13 May 2012 10:54 GMT
Palestinian prisoners in mass hunger strike
Hundreds join action in Israeli jails, as Palestinian protesters mark "Prisoners' Day," as Khader Adnan awaits release.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2012 13:08 GMT
Palestinian on hunger strike deported to Gaza
Hana Shalabi arrives in Gaza after agreeing to end 43-day fast in protest against detention without charge by Israel.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2012 05:15 GMT
Palestinian prisoner ends hunger strike
Hana Shalabi to be deported to Gaza in deal to end her 43-day protest against her detention without charge by Israel.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2012 07:28 GMT
Israeli court rejects hunger striker's appeal
Palestinian prisoner Hana Shalabi to continue 39-day campaign after her appeal is denied by military court.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 20:37 GMT
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