Jordanian Detainees Continue Their Hunger Strike

May 29, 2013 8:06 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, Prisoners 0
29 May
8:06 AM

The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has reported, Thursday, that Jordanian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike they started 27 days ago, protesting ongoing violations, and demanding their release.Head of the Ahrar Center, former Palestinian detainee, Fuad Al-Khoffash, stated that the Jordanian detainees decided to conduct an open-ended hunger strike, and that some of them even stopped drinking water.

Al-Khoffash added that the Palestinian Authority headed by President Mahmoud Abbas, and the Jordanian Government, must act on finding a fast solution that would secure their release.

He said that the detainees are determined to continue their strike until their release.

There are approximately 27 Jordanians held by Israel, in addition to 29 Jordanians who are missing, either killed or secretly detained by Israel.

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