Interview: “counterrevolution” threatens mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners

[Electronic Intifada interview] The Palestinian Authority announced that Palestinian Prisoners’ Day would mark the start of a massive new wave of hunger strikes. But factionalism threatens the success of this movement, says Addameer’s Mourad Jadallah in an interview with The Electronic Intifada.

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Asa Winstanley | The Electronic Intifada | Ramallah | 17 April 2012

The rot of the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority is more widespread than previously thought, according to Mourad Jadallah, legal researcher with the Palestinian human rights and prisoner advocacy group Addameer. The PA, Jadallah points out, even goes as far as cooperating with the Israeli Prison Service and ordering some Fatah-affiliated prisoners to subvert Palestinian hunger strikes.

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Interview with Addameer’s Mourad Jadallah: hunger strikes reignite prisoner movement

[Electronic Intifada] Mourad Jadallah discusses the case of Khader Adnan, the hunger striking Palestinian political prisoner who made administrative detention an international issue.

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Asa Winstanley | The Electronic Intifada | London | 1 March 2012

Addameer is a Palestinian human rights organization that works to support political prisoners held in Israeli and Palestinian jails. The center offers free legal aid to political prisoners, advocates for their rights and works to end torture and other violations of prisoners’ rights.

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Palestine is Still the Issue | Interview – The Angry Arab on Zionism, Syria, and more

In an in-depth and candid interview, academic and political commentator As’ad Abukhalil – a.k.a “The Angry Arab” – talks to Ceasefire columnist Asa Winstanley about Zionism, Hamas, Syria, Al Jazeera, BDS and much more.

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Originally from Lebanon, As’ad AbuKhalil is professor of political science at California State University, a well known commentator on Arabic TV stations such as Al-Jazeera, and runs a popular blog, which he writes in English, called The Angry Arab News Service.

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