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Health conditions of striking detainees deteriorates, some transferred to hospitals

RAMALLAH – Health condition of Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons who have been on hunger strike for 36 days is deteriorating and requires effective procedures to save their lives, especially after transferring many of them to hospitals, the Media Committee …

7-year-old student struck with tear gas canister during clashes near Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM � A seven-year-old Palestinian student was struck in the head with a tear gas canister during clashes that broke out in al-Khader town to the south of Bethlehem, said local sources.

Sources told WAFA Israeli forces fired rubber-coated steel …

Palestinians suffocate as Israeli forces quell anti-settlement weekly march west of Ramallah

RAMALLAH � Israeli forces Friday attacked the weekly peaceful march held in Nilin village, west of Ramallah, to protest Israeli settlement activities, land expropriation, and the separation wall, said a local activist.

Member of the popular committee against the apartheid …

UN calls for immediate resolution to hunger strike based on international law

JERUSALEM � The United Nations Thursday called on Israel to find an immediate solution to the Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike based on international law.

A statement by United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, on …

Israeli forces detain nine Palestinians in West Bank raids

BETHLEHEM � Israeli forces Wednesday detained at least nine Palestinians in multiple overnight raids across the West Bank, said sources.

Israeli forces detained three Palestinians, including a 16-year-old minor, after ransacking their homes in Tuqou town, east of Bethlehem.

Forces …

Israel seizes water pumps belonging to Palestinians in Jordan Valley

JORDAN VALLEY � Israeli forces Tuesday stormed a Palestinian locale in the northern Jordan Valley and seized two water pumps, according to a local official.

Motaz Bsharat, who monitors developments in the Jordan Valley, said staff from the Israeli planning …

South Africans go no hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners

CAPE TOWN � A number of South Africans embarked on a 24-hour hunger strike on Monday in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have been on hunger strike for 28 days.

Anti-apartheid struggle veteran Laloo Chiba, 86, has …