Visualizing the Hunger Strike: Weapon of Choice for the Oppressed

By: Wednesday February 22, 2012 9:15 am

A group called VisualizingPalestine.org has created a stunning visualization of the effects of a hunger strike on a human being. It shows what happens to the human body over time, and it interposes pictures of prisoners and protestors from Ghandi to Khader Adnan with what they must have suffered, given the lengths of their hunger strikes.

 

Khader Adnan and the Global Practice of Administrative Detention

By: Tuesday February 21, 2012 4:16 pm

A Palestinian who was detained without charge under an Israeli administrative detention order has ended a hunger strike he has been engaged in for sixty-six days. Khader Adnan reached a deal with Israeli authorities for his release.

Under the proposed deal, Adnan will be released on April 17, three weeks before his administrative order expires.

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