The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that a Palestinian mother of four detainees, held by Israel and are participating in the hunger strike, has also started a hunger strike in solidarity with them and the rest of the detainees.

Qaraqe’ told Maan News that Latifa Mohammad Abu Hmeid, the mother of detainees Nasr, Nasser, Mahmoud and Sharif, from the al-Am’ari refugee camp, east of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, has started an open-ended hunger strike.

It is worth mentioning that hundreds of detainees started a hunger strike three days ago, while more detainees, in various Israeli prisons, will be joining them, demanding basic rights, guaranteed by International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention.

Among their demands are regular, uninterrupted family visits, ending solitary confinement, allowing them access to specialized and adequate medical care, ending Administrative Detention policies, and other basic rights.