#PalHunger | PCHR warns of Israeli intention to force-feed hunger striking captives

[ PIC 12/07/2013 - 02:26 PM ]

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GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) warned of occupation authorities’ intention to apply a law that will allow the authorities force-feed prisoners on hunger strike, which forms a real danger on the lives of captives.

The center said in a press statement on Thursday “The imposition of force-feeding on the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails is a ready recipe to kill because it is really dangerous to the lives of the prisoners.”

The statement pointed out that the Israeli government, in the coming weeks, plans to approve the law proposed by the ministries of justice and internal security in cooperation with the Shin Bet and the prison administration.

It added that resorting to such law clearly shows the occupation’s inability in dealing with prisoners on hunger strike, and the failure of policy of pressure and intimidation to force the hunger strikers to stop their strike.

“This has put the occupation government in a state of permanent confusion, unable to face this strong weapon used by prisoners and which has achieved positive results and pushed the Israeli authorities to meet some of the prisoners’ demands”, PCHR said.

It pointed out that the method of force-feeding caused the deaths of three Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jails throughout the history of the captive movement.



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