The Palestinian Popular (Folk) Committees issued a press release appealing several human rights groups and the International Red Cross to intervene and save the life of a Palestinian detainee who is suffering from a heart disease and imprisoned by Israel. The Committees stated that detainee Majdi Safwat Yassin, from Aneen village near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, is suffering from heart issues and high blood pressure and that all what he is provided with is pill from controlling blood pressure.

The administration is still rejecting to allow him to be seen by a physician.

Azmi Shiokhy, secretary-general of the Committees, stated that there are dozens of detainees who need immediate medical attention but the Israeli Prison Administration is denying their right to medical treatment.

He voiced several appeals to international human rights groups and the International Red Cross to intervene and visit all Israeli detention centers and prisons to observe the daily violations against the detainees.

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