Protests and clashes with Israeli soldiers erupted soon after Friday prayers. Dozens of Palestinians were injured and many more overcome with teargas.
Israeli forces instituted measures of collective punishment against all Palestinian political prisoners refusing food, yet singled out leaders for solitary confinement.
The current system violates indigenous Syrians’ right to movement and pressures them to take Israeli nationality, says Arab human rights organization.
Palestinians organize solidarity demonstrations as a mass, open-ended hunger strike spreads in Israeli prisons.