[October 2013] In May 2012, over 2,000 Palestinian prisoners and detainees went on hunger strike to challenge the conditions they face in the Israeli prison system. Not least, they called for an end to the practice of administrative detention, where Palestinians are held without charge or trial for months or even years. Despite drawing worldwide attention to the issue, administrative detention continues today. The infographic 'A Guide to Administrative Detention' takes the perspective of an administrative detainee as they face daily stresses, uncertainties and indignities.
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