Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Nonviolent Protesters Near Ofar Prison

22 Aug
7:03 PM

Israeli soldiers attacked, Thursday, dozens of nonviolent Palestinian protesters, holding a procession in front of Ofar Israeli prison, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, in solidarity with hunger striking detainees, and abducted one of them.

The WAFA Palestinian News Agency said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against the nonviolent protesters.

It said the soldiers assaulted many protesters with clubs and batons, and fired gas bombs and concussion grenades at them, causing many injuries.

The soldiers also abducted a young man, who remained unidentified at the time of this report, and took him to the prison compound.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers also resorted to the excessive use of force against nonviolent protesters, holding a procession with the hunger striking detainee, in occupied Jerusalem.

Hotheifa Halabiyya

It is worth mentioning that one of the hunger-striking detainees, Hotheifa Halabiyya, who continues his strike for the fiftieth consecutive day, is facing very serious health conditions, and yet, is subject to constant violations by the soldiers.

The detainee is demanding ending his arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, holding him captive without charges of trial.

Israeli soldiers and undercover officers constantly invade his cell, and assault him, in addition to repeatedly searching him, despite his bad health condition.

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The detainee recently started facing serious issues with law sugar is his blood, and his blood pressure, in addition to spasms in various parts of his body, dizziness and several other health conditions.

The Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association called on the International Community, and various legal and human rights groups around the world, to intervene and save Hotheifa’s life, especially since he is facing life-threatening health conditions.

It called for released Halabiyya, and all detainees held under the arbitrary and illegal Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial.

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