Protesters rally in support of Palestinians in Israeli jails after hundred launched a hunger strike, in Ramallah, April 17, 2017. ABBAS MOMANI/AFP

Behind the Hunger Strike Security Prisoners Have Few Privileges, Many of Which Have Been Revoked

The recent hunger strike is a reminder of the worsening conditions of security prisoners, who are granted and refused privileges as a means of control

The hunger strike begun by 1,200 Palestinian security prisoners in Israel this week was in part the result of a worsening of their conditions. They know their conditions will never match those of criminals...

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