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Hunger Strike in Palestine a Success

by Tracy Molm |
September 26, 2004
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Hunger Strike Solidarity Tent in Abu Dis
Abu Dis, Palestine - Inside a Hunger Strike Solidarity Tent. (Fightback News!/Tracy Molm

Abu Dis, Palestine - Inside a Hunger Strike Solidarity Tent, one of the many erected across Palestine to back the 4500 political prisoners on hunger strike who are demanding decent treatment from Israeli authorities. These women are refusing food in solidarity with their imprisoned husbands, sons and brothers. Many of the women have more than one family member in prison. In almost every city or village, five to fifteen people participated in the hunger strike. The strike came to a successful end in early September when the Israeli authorities gave in to a number of the demands.

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