The media committee of the prisoners’ strike said, on Saturday evening, that detaineeÂ Samer Al-Issawi was taken from Ayalon to the Ramla prison clinic after a deterioration Â his health.
Samer served 10 years in the Israeli prison system and became an internationally recognized icon for the prionersâ€™ movement, after spending 9 months on hunger strike in 2013.
Some 1,800 detaineesÂ are still struggling with the occupationâ€™s measures through the â€śFreedom and Dignity Hunger Strike”, which has been continuing, now, for the 35th day in a row, according to Al Ray.
Prison administration transferred a number of the strikers in “Ashkelon” Â prison, to “Barzlai” Â hospital, after a number of them stopped drinking water.
(Photo: Al-Issawi in 2013, Active Stills)
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