The Palestinian Authority’s Detainees Affairs Commission announced on Sunday that Israeli authorities are set to release the corpse of the Palestinian detainee, Nour Barghouthi to his family late on Sunday evening, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported.

After serving 4 years in Israel’s Naqab prison, Barghouthi, 23, died on Wednesday, after prison authorities took 30 minutes to respond to assist the prisoner, who collapsed as a result of losing consciousness.

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) stated that the Israel Prison Service (IPS) is responsible for the man’s death by failing to provide the prisoner fast and effective medical treatment.

Nour Jaber Barghouthi, 23, was from ‘Aboud town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, was sentenced to eight years in prison.

~ WAFA, Shehab

Video: Reposted from Shehab News Agency