Yesterday, Palestinian political prisoner Bilal Kayed published a letter from Barzilai hospital to mark his 70th day on hunger strike.
The unification of Palestinian leftist parties for October’s municipal elections is an accomplishment in and of itself, regardless of who wins or loses or how it affects prevailing political parties.
“We, thousands of Palestinian and Arab prisoners… invite you to jog your memory. We have been here, in the prisons of the occupier and in solitary confinement for years – many of us for decades.”
Israeli forces raid al-Fawwar refugee camp, kill 17-year-old Mohammad Yousef Abu Hashhash, injure 45 Palestinians, and detain three others.