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Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Monday, November, 28, 2016.
Hunger striking political detainee moved to solidarity confinement, meanwhile in Gaza hospitals face fuel crises. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned.
The Israeli Prison Authority has forced, Monday, a hunger striking Palestinian Political detainee into solitary confinement as he continues his strike for the ninth consecutive day, the Palestinian Political Prisoners Society (PPS) said. Ammar Hammour, 27, from Jaba’ town, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin.
The PPS added that Hammour suffers from asthma and high blood pressure, but is not receiving the needed medical attention, in addition to facing constant violations. The detainee is held under Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial.
Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers abducted, on Monday at dawn, two young men in Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied East Jerusalem.
The two Palestinians were interrogated in their homes, before the soldiers cuffed and blind folded them, and took them to an unknown destination.
Earlier Monday, the soldiers abducted two Palestinians; one from the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem, and the other in ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem. One Palestinian was also injured near Al-Aqsa after colonialist Israeli settlers assaulted him.
Also at dawn, the soldiers abducted three Palestinians, including a legislator, and a son of another legislator, after invading their homes, and searching them, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron.
In other news, Israeli navy attacked on Monday Palestinian fishing boats near the northern Gaza shoreline. The attack was reported three nautical miles offshore from the town of Beit Lahyia. Palestinian fishermen are allowed to nine nautical miles but the Israeli navy keep attacking them. On Sunday another attack by the Israel navy targeting Palestinian fishermen off of Gaza city shoreline was reported.
Staying in Gaza, Palestinian hospitals in the besieged Gaza strip are in an acute crisis because of a severe shortage of fuel that is needed to run the generators, threatening lives of many patients.
Spokesperson for the Palestinian Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qedra, previously stated that the hospitals in Gaza are severely affected with fuel crisis, pointing out that the hospitals faces very tough choices, lest they be supplied with fuel.
Al-Qedra said that the hospitals need 420,000 liter of fuel, monthly, for eight hours a day of electricity, explaining that if the power was cut off more than eight hours, it signifies a need for more fuel. he added that one hospital, Mohammed Dura hospital for children, is now facing real crisis and more hospitals will reach the crises point soon of the shortage of fuel continues.
And that’s all for today from the IMEMC News; this was the Monday, November, 28, 2016, news round-up from the Occupied Palestinian Territories. From more news and updates, please visit our website at Today’s report has been brought to you by George Rishmawi and me Ghassan Bannoura.