Four Palestinian hunger strikers’ health conditions have seriously deteriorated, the Palestinain Information Center (PIC) has reported. The four hunger strikers were transferred from Ramla prison infirmary to Israeli hospitals.(PNN) According to PIC, the hunger strikers Akram Fessissi and Muammar Banat were transferred to Kaplan hospital, while Wahid Abu Maria was moved to Wolfson hospital. Amir Shamas was also transferred to Tel Hashomer hospital.
The four hunger strikers have been on hunger strike for 38 days in a row, to protest their administrative detention.
In related news, Al Ray reports that the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) has transferred Palestinian MP Yasser Mansour to al-Ramla Prison clinic, following a deterioration in his health.
The Change and Reform Parliamentary Bloc of the Hamas movement held Israel fully responsible for Mansour’s condition.
The bloc appealed to the international bodies, Arab and Islamic parliaments and human rights organizations to stress on Israel to release Mansour.
The Israeli court renewed Mansour’s administrative detention three times, it added.
Mansour launched a hunger strike for days and stopped it after he received promises from the IPS to end his solitary confinement.
Mansour, arrested in 23 November 2012, suffers from high blood pressure and diabetes.