The Palestinian Ministry of Detainees reported on Thuyrsday, that detainee Jawad Adel abu Mgheisib, 18, died at the Negev Desert Detention of medical neglect and mistreatment.

The ministry stated that prison administration rejected to allow the detainee any access to medication for sickness contracted in detention.

Also, the Detainees Media Center reported that abu Mgheisib suffered recently serious deterioration in his health condition, and was not provided with the proper medical treatment and attention.

Detainee abu Mgheisib was supposed to be released from detention in the coming few weeks.

Sufian abu Zaida, Palestinian minister of detainees and liberated detainees, said that detainee abu Mgheisib suffered a disease in his kidney.

Abu Zaida held the Israeli Authorities responsible for the death of abu Mgheisib after neglecting his medical rights, which caused further complications leading to his death.  

It is worth mentioning that abu Mgheisib was arrested from his home in Dir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, in October, 21, 2002.