Posts Tagged ‘hunger’

Coronavirus is driving thousands of people into hunger. Where is the state?

Natali Digora, 48, moved to Israel from Moldova in 1997, and worked until last March as a soprano at the Israel National Opera. She lost her job when the Health Ministry restricted the number of singers who could be onstage because of the coronavirus. Natali went home and eventually found she did not have enough […]

Palestinian hunger striker returns to the West Bank after release from Israeli hospital

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There’s a hunger crisis in the US. Jews must push leaders to act – Opinion

(JTA) — This week, families around the country will celebrate Thanksgiving amid a new and devastating reality. While our celebrations might look and feel different than other years, many of us will likely recall our blessings in new ways as well. Food on the table will have heightened meaning, as we know that millions of Americans […]

Gaza coronavirus cases surge but authorities fear lockdown could mean mass hunger

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Which Israeli cares about Palestinian hunger striker Maher Akhras?

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Palestinian Maher al-Akhras Wins Freedom After 103 Day Hunger Strike

Above photo: From Key News. Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras announced the suspension of his 103-day hunger strike, following an agreement to release him on November 26. The Palestinian Prisoner Club said in a statement on Friday, “After 103 days of the heroic hunger strike by the prisoner Maher Al-Akhras, which brought the issue of the […]

Israel’s execution of Palestinian hunger striker Maher Akhras is taking place now

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Israeli High Court’s ruling on Palestinian hunger striker is no surprise

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Palestinian hunger striker transferred to Israeli prison service’s medical center

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Dozens of Palestinian Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Fellow Inmates

Posted on October 15, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians October 15, 2020 60 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails today launched an open-ended hunger strike in solidarity with three of their fellow inmates held in solitary confinement, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA. [embedded content] The spokesman for the Commission of the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, Hassan […]

Palestinian Resistance: Gaza Ceasefire ‘at Stake’ over Health of Hunger Striker غزّة أمام ساعات حاسمة: إضراب الأخرس يفجّر التهدئة؟

[embedded content] October 12, 2020 Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras has been on hunger strike for more than 70 days Palestinian Resistance factions threatened Israeli occupation that the ceasefire in Gaza is at stake over the deteriorating health of Palestinian prisoner Maher Al-Akhras who has been for 78 days on hunger strike. Al-Akhbar Lebanese newspaper reported […]

Israel will ‘pay heavy price’ if Palestinian hunger-striker not released, Islamic Jihad says

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Israel falsely tells court Palestinian hunger striker recorded boasting of Islamic Jihad membership

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Some 700,000 children in Syria risk hunger, aid group warns

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Note to Bill Gates: The hunger ‘virus’ kills about 8K children a day & a ‘vaccine’ for it exists – it’s called ‘food’

(Thanks to Rob Major-Tanerau at Facebook for this meme). Note well we’ve tolerated this virus for many years & as the meme says, we still don’t hear a lot about it. Nor do we hear the truth about why this is ignored. Compare with the CV figures which are minuscule by comparison. Have you noticed […]

Hunger Strikers Demand Police Reform In Antioch

Above photo: Activists have launched a hunger strike to demand police reform in Antioch. The activists want Antioch police to fire Officer Michael Mellone, who was involved in the fatal shooting of a San Francisco homeless man in 2016 and to discipline Cpl. Steve Aiello for his social media posts that they say incited violence against […]

Turkish lawyer dies on hunger strike demanding fair trial

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Aid Groups Call for Worldwide COVID-19 Bailout Amid Fears of Mass Hunger

The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have already devastated the world. Over 14 million people have tested positive for the virus, and nearly 600,000 have died since it was first identified in December. And cases continue to rise: yesterday saw 248,998 people test positive – an all-time high. World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus […]

Hunger Strike Against Weapons-Maker Tax Giveaway

Hunger Strike Against Weapons-Maker Tax Giveaway Above: Press conference and protest held in the hallway of the Maine state capitol on March 15, 2017. On Resistance Report, we interview Bruce Gagnon, who was on his 33rd day of a hunger strike against a massive tax give-way to one of the largest military contractors in the […]

The Cost of Trump’s Military Parade Could Eliminate Hunger Among Homeless Veterans—For Weeks

By Matt Agorist President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand parade of the U.S. armed forces in Washington this year to celebrate military strength and flex the US empire. This display of militarism will proceed in spite of the very people Trump claims to be honoring being vehemently opposed […]

Health condition of Palestinian hunger-striker in Israeli jails deteriorates

Palestinian Prisoners’ Club (PPC) said on Sunday that health condition of Palestinian hunger-striker inside Israeli jails severely deteriorated. In a statement, the PPC said that the Palestinian prisoner Rezeq al-Rajoub, 52, who has been on hunger strike for eight consecutive days, is now suffering from stomach ulcer, sever pains in the intestines and sight weakness. […]

Transgender woman on hunger strike in UK male prison because Ministry of Justice refuses to recognize her gender

     A 50-year-old transgender woman has gone on hunger strike in an all-male prison in Lancashire, in the north-west of Britain. A petition has been started to have Dean, diagnosed with gender dysphoria, moved to a female facility. The trans woman, who is being held at HMP Preston, is protesting over the Ministry of Justice’s […]

‘ICE is out of control’: Amer Othman Adi continues hunger strike as family fights for his freedom

Eight days have passed since Amer Othman Adi was detained by federal immigration agents upon arrival at a “routine” check-in, as mandated by the Immigration, Customs and Enforcement (ICE) office in Cleveland. Adi’s arrest comes amid a swell in ICE detainments, in what appears a methodical targeting of well known community leaders and immigrant-rights activists. […]

Hunger strikers face permanent health damage

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 14 November 2017 Palestinians in Gaza City hold up posters of Bilal Diab at a protest to show solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails on 23 October. Mohammed Asad APA images Two Palestinian prisoners have entered the critical stages of hunger strikes undertaken in protest at how they […]

No intervention in Nuriye Gülmen’s hunger strike: Turkey’s Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül

nsnbc : There have been no interventions in Nuriye Gülmen’s hunger strike during her stay in hospital, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül said on October […]

Opposition Leader’s hunger strike widely covered in Iranian papers

Karroubi, who has been under house arrest in the past six years for his role in the unrest following the 2009 presidential election in Iran, stopped eating and drinking on Wednesday morning and was taken to hospital on Thursday due to high blood pressure. The 79-year-old reformist cleric reportedly declared he will not resume eating […]

Youngest prisoner in Israeli jails to start hunger strike

Youngest Palestinian imprisoned under administrative detention in Israeli is thinking of starting hunger strike, committee revealed on Thursday. The Palestinian boy Nour Issa, 16, is the youngest Palestinian prisoner under Israeli administrative detention, the PLO’s Prisoners and Freed Prisoners Committee (PFPC) said. “Issa is seriously thinking of starting an open-ended hunger strike,” the PFPC said, […]

Over 80,000 Rohingya kids ‘wasting’ from hunger in Myanmar: UN

Press TV- The United Nations has warned that tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslim children under the age of five are in dire need of treatment for “acute malnutrition” in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine. The World Food Program (WFP) reported on Monday that 80,500 children living in the areas are “wasting” and will need […]

UN blasts Colombian government: 1,400 FARC members on hunger strike

nsnbc : The United Nations, in an extraordinarily harsh statement, blasted the Colombian government for failing to release demobilized FARC members and guarantee their […]

The Hunger Games: How Modern Imperialism Creates Famine Around the World

A South Sudanese refugee sits on a mat outside a communal tent with his brother at the Imvepi reception center, where newly arrived refugees are processed in northern Uganda Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP/Ben Curtis) “[Famine] seems to be the last, most dreadful resource of nature…the power of population is so superior to the power […]

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