Night march in Al-Khalil in solidarity with the strikers in PA prisons

[ PIC 30/06/2012 – 09:32 AM ]

AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A massive march was organized in Al-Khalil city on Friday evening in solidarity with the six political detainees on hunger strike in the PA prisons.

Hundreds of citizens participated in the march, which was organized by the committee representing families of political prisoners and the Association of Muslim Youth, raising flags and banners condemning the continued political detention and the disregard of the suffering of the hunger strikers in Bethlehem and Ramallah prisons.

The march stopped outside the sit-in tent pitched in front of the house of the political prisoner on hunger strike Othman Qawasmeh. A speech was delivered on behalf of the political prisoners’ families condemning the continued detention of the strikers, who have been detained for two years in PA prisons, despite courts’ decisions ordering their release.

The speaker confirmed that the prisoners’ families are standing alongside with their sons in their fair fight, calling for more solidarity activities with the strikers.

The city of Al-Khalil is witnessing daily solidarity events with the six detainees on hunger strike.


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