Friday, April 28, 2017

Palestinian cities shut down for general strike in solidarity with prisoners

April 27, 2017

Palestinian cities ground to a halt today as a general strike was announced in solidarity with an estimated 1,500 Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons - reminiscent of non-violent resistance tactics from the first intifada.














Palestinian cities shut down for general strike in solidarity with prisoners
Palestinian cities shut down for general strike in solidarity with prisoners

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Palestinian cities shut down for general strike in solidarity with prisoners

Palestinian cities ground to a halt today as a general strike was announced in solidarity with an estimated 1,500 Palestinian political

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