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Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike
Sixty-three Palestinian prisoners suspend the hunger strike afte reaching a deal with the Israeli prison authorities.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 10:22 GMT
Israel to rush through force-feeding law
Parliament to speed up bill on force-feeding, as 80 Palestinians on hunger strike for 55 days are taken to hospital.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 14:22 GMT
Strike in Jerusalem over jailed Palestinians
Shops in Arab-dominated East Jerusalem shut in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli jails.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 14:08 GMT
Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners
Inmates freed from Israeli jails as part of US-brokered deal to restart Middle East negotiations.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 10:18 GMT
Palestinians protest inmate death
Around 3,000 prisoners refuse food after death of fellow inmate, as protesters clash with Israeli soldiers in Hebron.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 18:37 GMT
Palestinians rally for hunger striker
Israeli soldiers fire teargas as Palestinian demonstrators throw stones during solidarity rally for Samer Issawi.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2013 20:36 GMT
Palestinian inmates 'sneak sperm out of jail'
Fertility doctor claims he has used prisoners' sperm smuggled out of Israeli jails to help their wives have babies.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2013 07:50 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
Israel frees senior Hamas official
Aziz Dweik, the speaker of the Palestinian Parliament, was held without charge since January.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 03:55 GMT
Palestinians visit jailed relatives in Israel
Gaza families visit relatives in prison for first time in five years, as part of deal between prisoners and authorities.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 13:05 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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