#PalHunger | The family of administrative detainee Suleiman Skafi demands his release

[ PIC 16/05/2012 – 06:03 PM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The family of the administrative detainee Mohammed Suleiman Tawfiq Skafi, from Al-Khalil city in the West Bank who had participated in the dignity strike in an attempt to achieve his release and to end his administrative detention since 10 months, expressed their deep concern about his release.

Skafi’s family told PIC that Suleiman, 26, is the eldest among his brothers and the primary breadwinner for his family. He was arrested more than once and spent about five years on aggregate in occupation prisons, the family added.

The family has pointed out that Suleiman had spent a whole year in PA prisons during which he was tortured in PA preventive security cells, few days after his release he was arrested by the IOF which turned him to administrative detention.

The family has explained that her son was suffering before his arrest from many illnesses and health problems, which worsened during his arrest and hunger strike, including joints pain, and acute pain in his legs “Rheumatism” which needs continuous treatment.

Suleiman Skafi, single and lives with his family, was arrested from his home few days after his release from PA prisons and he was turned directly to administrative detention for six months, which can be renewed for more than once.

The family urged human rights organizations and international community to press on the occupation to release her son and put an end the administrative detention policy.


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