[Pnews] Sixty Palestinian Detainees Join Hunger Strike

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https://imemc.org/article/sixty-palestinian-detainees-join-hunger-strike/ Sixty
Palestinian Detainees Join Hunger Strike
October 15, 2020
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The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that thirty detainees in
Israeli prisons have joined the hunger strike, two days after thirty
detainees started the strike in solidarity with Maher al-Akhras
<https://imemc.org/article/pchr-iofs-ploy-for-suppressing-palestinians-supreme-court-of-israel-denies-release-of-palestinian-detainee-on-hunger-strike-maher-al-akhras/>
.

Hasan Abed-Rabbo, the media consultant of the Palestinian Detainees
Committee, has reported that thirty detainees, members of Fateh Movement,
and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) have joined
the strike.

He added that the Israeli Prison Authority also forced three detainees,
identified as Wael al-Jaghoub, Hatem al-Qawasmi, and Omar Kharwat into
solitary confinement.

Two days ago, thirty detainees
<https://imemc.org/article/pps-thirty-detainees-join-hunger-strike-in-ofer-prison/>
declared a hunger strike in solidarity with Maher al-Akhras, who continues
his hunger strike for the 81st consecutive day, demanding an end to his
illegal Administrative Detention, without charges or trial, despite his
seriously deteriorating health condition, nearing death.

More detainees in various Israeli prisons and detention camps are planning
to join the strike.
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