The Hunger Strike: Weapon of Choice for the Oppressed

By: Wednesday February 22, 2012 10:03 am

The above comes from VisualizingPalestine.org. The site creators say it uses “creative visuals to describe a factual rights-based narrative of Palestine/Israel.” In this case, we have a brilliant graphic showing past heroes for social justice who have gone on hunger strike and what happens to the human body as they carry out a strike. Khader [...]

Khader Adnan & the Global Practice of Administrative Detention

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 2:14 pm

(update below) A Palestinian who was detained without charge under an Israeli administrative detention order has ended a hunger strike he has been engaged in for sixty-six days. Khader Adnan reached a deal with Israeli authorities for his release. Under the proposed deal, Adnan will be released on April 17, three weeks before his administrative [...]

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