2. Hunger strikers in solidarity with Hana’ Ash-Shalabi and against administrative detention.
3. Hunger strikers demanding that Palestinian prisoners be treated as POW and as freedom fighters: International affirms the right of peoples to defend themselves against foreign invasion. UN Resolutions such as UN Res. 2787 of 1971 affirms the “legality of the people’s struggle for self-determination and liberation from colonial and foreign domination and alien subjugation”… “the inalienable rights of … the Palestinian people, to freedom, equality and self-determination, and the legitimacy of their struggles to restore those rights. [It is] man’s basic human right to fight for the self-determination of his people under colonial and foreign domination.” Accordingly, these hunger strikers demand that Palestinians held captive by the Israeli occupation be treated as POW.
On 03.03.2012, Murad Malayshah from Jenin and Islam Shu’aybe from Salfit, both held captive in Shatta jail, started a hunger strike in solidarity with Hana’ Ash-Shalabi and against administrative detention. Both were detained several times by Israeli occupation forces. On 15.03.2012, Malayshah’s administrative detention was renewed for another 7 months.
Palestinian detainees Tariq Qa’dan from ‘Arrabeh and Tha’ir Daraghmeh from Tubas, who are held captive in Al-Jalameh interrogation centre, are on their 20th day of an open-ended hunger strike in solidarity with Hana’ Ash-Shalabi and against administrative detention.
On 06.03.2012, 10 Palestinian detainees held captive in Majiddo prison started an open-ended hunger strike in solidarity with Hana’ Ash-Shalabi and to protest administrative detention: Ayman Tbeishah from Dura, Salih A. Kmeil from Qabatia, Salih S. Kmeil from Qabatia, Bilal Kmeil from Qabatia, Murad Fashafshah from Jaba’, Adib Al-Qut from Jenin, Mohammad ‘Abushi from Jenin, Fayez Ash-Shayeb from Jenin, ‘Asif Abu Al-Rub from Jenin, Samir Abu Khaznah from Tulkarim.
On 18.03.2012, administrative detainee Ahmad Nabhan Saqer, 47 years old, started an open-ended hunger strike in protest of the arbitrary so-called administrative detention. Saqer is the longest serving administrative detainee and has been locked up behind Zionist bars without charge or trial since 28.11.2008.