Update: Three Hunger Strikers Moved to Solitary Confinement

07 Jul
8:47 PM

The Palestinian Commission of Detainees and Ex-detainees’ Affairs reported, Sunday, that the Israeli Prison Services in Negev prison moved three Palestinian detainees, currently on hunger strike, to solitary confinement.

It reported that the three detainees are Nedal Abu A’kar, Mustafaal-Hasanat, and Huthyfa Halabia, who launched a hunger strike against their administrative detention.

Ja’far Izz Aldin, 48, from Jenin, who has been on hunger strike for 21 days, is a father to eight children,  was detained on January 30, 2019. He served about five years separate years in Israeli prisons, and waged two hunger strikes against his administrative detention.

Ehsan Othman, 21, from Ramallah, has been on hunger strike for 21 days against his administrative detention. He was detained on September 12, 2018. He served about 22 months of separated terms, and participated in the Karama hunger strike of 2017.

Ahmad Zahran, 42, from Dier Abu Mesha’l in Ramallah, and a father of four children, was recently detained in March of 2019, has been on hunger strike for 14 days, and has served about 15 separate years in Israeli jails.

Three other detainees named are Mohammed Abu Akar, 24, from Duhesha camp, who has been detained since November, 2018; Mustafa Al-Hasant, 21,from Duhesha camp, detained three times, and recently detained in July of 2018 and sentenced to administrative detention three times; and Hutheyfa Halabia, 28, from Abu Dis in Jerusalem, detained three times and suffering from severe burns.

Halabia suffered from leukemia previously. He has been treated, but is in need of a follow-up. He was recently detained, on June 10, 2018.

 

Updated from: 07/06/19 Seven Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

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