Video: Joe Catron on Mohammed al-Qeeq and the campaign to boycott G4S

Joe Catron, journalist and organizer with Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in New York City, spoke at an event on Friday, 29 January, about the case of Mohammed al-Qeeq, Palestinian journalist on hunger strike for well over two months, and the growing international solidarity campaign for his freedom.

Catron, speaking at a forum organized by the Workers World Party, discusses the nature of administrative detention, Israeli military courts, Al-Qeeq’s hunger strike, and the international campaign to boycott G4S. He details the involvement of G4S – the world’s largest security corporation – in Israeli prisons, checkpoints and police training centers, as well as its involvement in international human rights abuses.

Watch the video here: