Families of detained hunger strikers appeal for their lives

[ PIC 01/07/2013 - 10:12 AM ]

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RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Families of the Jordanian hunger strikers held in Israeli occupation jails have appealed for saving the lives of the captives who have been on hunger strike for two months.

The appeal was made following news of serious deterioration in the health condition of Abdullah Al-Barghouthi and his possible sudden death at any time.

The Jordanian prisoners are protesting their maltreatment and demanding serving the rest of their sentences in Jordanian prisons.

The five Jordanian prisoners on hunger strike are serving sentences ranging from ten years to life imprisonment and most of them are Palestinians carrying Jordanian passports.



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