5 Palestinian prisoners continue hunger strike

March 27, 2013 8:39 PM IMEMC News News brief, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society reported on Wednesday that there are 5 Palestinian Prisoners still on hunger strike, the longest of which is Samer al-Essawy who has been on strike since August 1 2012.
Three of them are on hunger strike to protest their administrative detention, while one is demanding a reduction of his 13-year sentence, and the most recent hunger striker is protesting that the Israeli forces are revoking his mother’s visitation rights.

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