Democracy Now: Jailed Israeli Soldier Launches Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Palestinian Detainees


In other news, an Israeli soldier imprisoned for refusing to serve in the occupied Palestinian territories has gone on a hunger strike of his own in solidarity with those Palestinians jailed without charge of trial. The soldier, Yaniv Mazor, was sentenced to 20 days in military prison last week for defying service in what he calls Israel’s “occupation army.”

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~ by wheresthemic on June 19, 2012.

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