Solidarity Hunger Strike with Palestinian Detainees!
Friday, Sept. 7, 2012
American University Quad, American University, Washington, DC
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/304594476314407/
Organized by American University Students for Justice in Palestine
Whereas Palestinian political prisoners Samer al-Barq is on day 106 of his hunger strike against his detention
Whereas Hassan Safadi is on day 76
Whereas Ayman Sharawna is on day 66
Whereas none of these prisoners have been charged with any crime or have received any trial in Israeli courts
Whereas the continued use of administrative detention is in direct violation of the agreement signed by Israel with Palestinian prisoners this May
Whereas Palestinian detainees are routinely tortured by Israeli prison officials until they confess to crimes they did not commit
Whereas Palestinians are found guilty in 99.74% of cases brought against them in Israeli military tribunals
American University Students for Justice in Palestine calls on AU students to begin an open ended hunger strike until there is justice for the hunger striking detainees
Meet on the quad this Friday at 9:00 AM.