The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, on Thursday evening, that two detainees have suspended the hunger strike, after reaching agreements with the Israeli Prison Authority regarding ending their arbitrary Administrative Detention orders and added that ten detainees are ongoing with the strike.
The PPS stated that the two detainees are Amjad Nammoura, from Doura town, and Fadi al-‘amour, from Yatta, south of the southern West Bank city of Hebron.
It added that Nammoura, who held a hunger strike for eight days, and al-Amour who held the strike for 23 days, have suspended their strike after the Israeli Prison Authority agreed not to renew their current Administrative Detention orders.
On August 10th, the PPS stated that detainee Ahmad Nazzal, from Jenin, in northern West Bank, suspended the hunger strike, which lasted for 21 days, after reaching a similar agreement.
Nazzal was forced into solitary confinement in Megiddo Israeli prison during his three-week hunger strike.
The PPS added that the following detainees are ongoing with the hunger strike, protesting being held under the Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial: (As of Thursday evening August 12th)
- Salem Ziyadat, from Bani Neim – Hebron, started the strike 32 days ago.
- Mohammad A’mar, from Tulkarem, started the strike 30 days ago.
- Kayed al-Fasfous, from Doura – Hebron, started the strike 29. days ago.
- Rafat Darawish, from Doura – Hebron, started the strike 29. days ago.
- Miqdad al-Qawasma, from Hebron, started strike 22 days ago.
- Mojahed Hamed, from Silwad – Ramallah, started the strike 30 days ago.
- Yousef al-Amer, from Jenin refugee camp – Jenin, 15 started the strike days ago.
- Ahmad Hamamra, from Bethlehem, started the strike 13 days ago.
- Akram al-Fasfous, from Doura – Hebron, started the strike 8 days ago.
- Ala’ al-A’raj, from Tulkarem, started the strike 5 days ago.