Israelis Try to Break Palestinians’ Hunger Strike With Smell of BBQ

As a massive hunger strike among Palestinian prisoners in Israel reached its fourth day, right-wing Israeli activists held a barbecue outside the Ofer Prison in an attempt to break their willpower.

Thursday’s event was organized by the National Union political party youth group, which hoped that the smell of the food would entice the 1,187 hunger strikers to eat.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    Makin’ Bacon.
    Can I get a fan here?

    • Frances

      Bacon is definitely not kosher. However, had a family member who studied in eastern Europe and had a fair few Israeli fellow students. They all knew about Canadian bacon, and it was obvious a fair few had sampled same. The kosher students became vegetarian, though even that was problematic when a “vegetarian” lasagne came with bacon sprinkles on top, and the vegetarian section on the menu of more than one restaurant would have “eggs plus cheese plus peas plus ham”. Obviously, in that country, pork was a vegetable.

      • andycanuck

        Mmm. Pork.

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        So, if you sample bacon you are not going to hell?
        By the way, I won’t get tattooed because I’m trying to keep my options open.

        • Frances

          Depends on your theology.

  • Brett_McS

    Heh, they took up my suggestion!

  • Dana Garcia

    Conquer Islam with BBQ!

    • LairdKintyre

      Common sense would help as well. The best Cure is Sunlight

  • Alain

    If anyone actually believes they will accept to die of starvation, I have some great swamp property to sell them. I wager they don’t even lose weight any more than that female Indian chief did during her ‘hunger strike”.

  • LairdKintyre

    Let them eat Pork.

  • LairdKintyre

    All those Palestinian prisoners should be fed a serving of pork 3 times a day. Give them just one job, caring for pigs in a pig farm, and a toilet on the east side of their cell.

  • FactsWillOut

    Israeli policy is retarded.
    Let ’em starve, FFS!

  • Hunger strikes always make me think of this:

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Why haven’t these prisoners died yet?

  • Maggat

    I should think that discouraging the prisoners from eating should be the main thrust of any action.

    • Clausewitz

      Let me get this straight, you’re going to eat no food thus costing us less to keep you incarcerated? Knock yourselves out Moe.

  • Clausewitz

    If these idiots want to go on a hunger strike, who are we to intrude? Worked out well for Bobby Sands, errrrr, never mind.

  • Dana Garcia

    Good plan.

  • Minicapt

    Let they die; Allah can feed them if he wants to.


  • Blacksmith

    Fek em, they want a hunger strike, fine send the food to some poor people who will appreciate it. let them starve and the problem solves itself.

  • They don’t have to break me. I surrender! 🙂