Free Palestinian political prisoners!

A Solidarity Statement of
Karapatan Alliance for the Advancement of People’s Rights – Philippines on the Palestinian
Prisoners’ Day

Karapatan stands in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners, as
we commemorate with the Palestinian people the International Day of Solidarity
with Palestinian Prisoners from April 17 to 24, 2017. This period also marks
the protest hunger strike of Palestinian political prisoners, dubbed the
“Strike for Dignity,” to
for an end to the prohibitions and cuts to family visits, proper medical care
and an end to medical neglect and an end to isolation and administrative


Fig. 1. Palestinian Prisoners’ Day celebrated last April 17, 2017 where
more than 1,300 Palestinian detainees initiated a hunger strike, photo taken
from NSBC International

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