Hunger strikes by Palestinian prisoners are used to promote sympathy for the Palestinian narrative and reinforce the demonization of Israel through false allegations. As in previous years, NGOs are playing a central role in assisting the campaign.
Gerald Steinberg explains how NGOs are aiding huger strikers in gaining international visibility while failing to acknowledge the reasons for their jail sentences- conviction for violent crimes
Gerald Steinberg claims that a number of highly biased and politicized Israeli and Palestinian NGOs, funded by foreign governments, played a central role in advocating on behalf of Mohammed Allen, a long-time operative in Islamic Jihad.
NGO Monitor's report on the omissions in NGO statements regarding Khader Adnan, the Palestinian prisoner on a hunger strike.