Hunger strikes

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Adalah: "The Court should have accepted the petition from the first moment it was submitted, when it was already clear that there was no justification for the continuation of Allan's detention."
Adalah: The court's request to the state indicates that it believes the petitioners' arguments are correct; the continuation of the detention is therefore very problematic from a legal point of view.
On 11 August 2015, Adalah sent an urgent letter to Dr. Hazi Levi, the director of Barzilai Hospital located in Ashkelon, and the Attorney General demanding that the hospital refrain from...
Adalah and Al Mezan: "With this new law, Israel sanctions torture and ill-treatment." Force-feeding resulted in the death of 3 prisoners on hunger strike in past decades.
On 16 June 2014, the Ministry of Health responded to Adalah’s urgent letter sent on 12 June which called for an immediate end to Israeli hospitals’ shackling of Palestinian hunger-striking...
On 11 June 2014, Adalah sent two urgent letters to the Israel Prison Service (IPS) and the Attorney General demanding that the IPS withdraw its recent decisions preventing Palestinian...
The acceleration of the law’s discussion is part of an attempt by Israel to break the 43-day hunger strike of 170 Palestinian administrative detainees being held in Israeli prisons.
Adalah sent an urgent letter to the Israel Prison Service (IPS) and the Attorney General demanding an end to the IPS’s obstacles and restrictions on lawyers’ visits to Palestinian...
PHR-I and Adalah sent a letter to the Israeli Attorney General urging him to withdraw his support for a controversial bill permitting the “force-feeding” of prisoners.
On 31 August 2012, the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) posed a list of 26 questions (“the List of Issues Prior to Reporting,” LOIPR) regarding Israel’s compliance with the International...
Four days after Adalah submitted the salt petition to support 2,000 hunger striking prisoners in 2004, the Supreme Court heard the case and dismissed it without explanation. Two days later, the...