Battle Of Dignity 2
The "battle of dignity 2" in which hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli prisons and jails, on Sunday, an open hunger strike and it has been continuing for the 7th consecutive day, amid attempts by the Israeli prisons administration to try to end the hunger strike and force the prisoners to suspend it.
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners including, Hamas and Islamic Jehad prisoners joined the strike initiated by 150 leaders of the captive movement, after failure the prisoners' dialogues with the Israeli prisons administration because of its refusal to respond to their demands.
The prisoners’ demands are removing the jamming devices on mobile phones, install public telephones in the prisons and allow the prisoners’ families to visit them as they used to do before the sanctions.
They also demand lifting of the collective punishment imposed by the Israeli prisons administration since 2014 besides prove humanitarian conditions for them [palestinian prisoners].
Palestinian’s prisoners demanded also to transfer some prisoners to another section, improve the conditions of detention of child prisoners, stop the policy of medical negligence and provide the necessary treatment for patients besides end the policy of isolation.
Written By: Tariq Rami al-Sharif