Photos: Protest in Brussels urges European action to free hunger striker Mohammed al-Qeeq


Demonstrators gathered at the Schuman Roundabout across from the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels on 17 February, demanding that the European Union take action on the case of Mohammed al-Qeeq, the imprisoned Palestinian journalist on hunger strike for 87 days in protest of his imprisonment without charge or trial.

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network participated in the protest, organized by the Palestinian Community of Belgium and Luxembourg, alongside a number of organizations including Secours Rouge, Intal, the International Federation of Journalists, Association Belgo-Palestinienne, Palestina Solidariteit and others.

Photos by Asmaa Seba, Cecile Harnie and Kenj: