Continuing Palestinian Hunger Strikes
Israel violated agreement with hunger strikers.
by Stephen Lendman
Israel mocks democratic freedoms. Force-fed occupation injustice reveals its true face. It rivals the world's worst tyrannies. Scoundrel media cover-ups can't change facts.
Mass Palestinian prisoner hunger strikes persisted for weeks. Some lasted over two months. Miraculously no one died. Victories remain elusive. Negotiations produced Israeli promises to ease prison harshness. In return, most strikers resumed eating.
Pledges made are easily broken. Israel's history proves its word is worthless. Palestinians have no rights, in or out of prison. Racism is policy. So is institutionalized persecution and violence against non-Jews. Arabs are despised.
Even Jews aren't spared it they challenge government authority too far. No wonder many vote with their feet and leave. Like America, Israel is no fit place to live in. For Palestinians, it's hell.
On May 24, Addameer headlined "Mahmoud Sarsak and Akram Rikhawi still on hunger strike as Israel's violations continue," saying: