The minister of detainees in the Palestinian government (yes, we have a ministry for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails) announced earlier today: “Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons will start a hunger strike and practice civil disobedience against the Israeli prison administrations laws”.
Over six thousand Palestinian prisoner face these new punitive measures, inflicted on them from the Israel prison administration, these measures include:
1- A stop of the University education for the prisoners.
2- Expanding the Solitary Confinement.
3- Collective punishment, by stopping family visits.
4- Collective punishment, by banning the prisoners from buying from the prison canteen
5- Freezing the Canteen account for some prisoners
6- Transform the Rooms and Sections of the Detainees into isolates sections.
7- Separating siblings from each other.
8- Stop selling food from the prison canteen.
9- Collective punishment, by paying fines.
10- Stop to the provision ofnewspapers in the prisons.
11- Stop the transmission of 5 satellite channels inside the prisons.
12- Continuous search and raids of prisoners’ rooms and sections.
13- Banning doctors and medicine from reaching the prisoners
14- Chain the prisoners’ hands and legs during visits and meeting with a lawyer.
15- The prisoners won’t be allowed to hug or touch their children.
Finally, the Palestinian prisoners decided to take matters into their own hands and stand up against their fascist oppressors. The hunger strike is expected to start tomorrow in the 28th of September, Palestinian activists call for a sit-in, in front of the international red cross, in the west bank city of Ramallah.