Kidnapped Stroke Survivor Held Under Administrative Detention

May 29, 2014 1:36 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0
29 May
1:36 PM

The Israeli Authorities have issued an arbitrary Administrative Detention order against a Palestinian who suffered a stroke prior to his arrest. He and his wife were kidnapped at the al-Karama crossing with Jordan. One day before his release, a detainee from Hebron receives a new Administrative Detention order.

The Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA) has reported that the Salem Israeli military court issued a four-month Administrative Detention order against Adnan Hamarsha, from Ya’bad town, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

Hamarsha suffered a strike prior to his arrest more than four months ago, as he and his wife were trying to cross back into the West Bank through the al-Karama border terminal with Jordan.

He is currently held at the Majeddo (Megiddo) Israeli prison, while his wife is held at the HaSharon Israeli prison; he requires urgent medical attention and treatment.

In related news, the Hebron office of the Palestinian Prisoners Society, said that an Israeli Military Court ordered detainee Azzam Shweiki, from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, under Administrative Detention for an additional four months.

The order came just one day before he finished a previous illegitimate Administrative Detention order.

Shweiki, held at the Negev Detention Camp, suffers from various health issues, including a heart disease, and high blood pressure.

Hundreds of detainees are holding hunger strikes, demanding an end to Israel’s illegal Administrative Detention policies, and demanding Israel to abide by international law by stopping the assaults against them, and their families.

They are demanding Israel to grant them their internationally guaranteed rights, to provide ailing detainees with the much need proper medical treatment, and an end of all violations, including torture.

Ma’an News Agency has recently reported that all Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strike in Israeli custody since April 24 have been evacuated to hospitals after their health deteriorated seriously, according to lawyer Jawad Bulous, who works for the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society..

Hundreds Of Detainees Continue Their Strike, Many Hospitalized:
http://www.imemc.org/article/67949

More Than 30 Days Of Hunger Strike, And Their Battle Continues:
http://imemc.org/article/67919

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