Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel’s Prisons

From time to time, the Palestine Center distributes articles it believes will enhance understanding of the Palestinian political reality. The following article by Marwan Barghouti was published by The New York Times on April 16, 2017.

“HADARIM PRISON, Israel – Having spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel’s illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners. After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a hunger strike.


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