12 prisoners continue their #Palhunger strike in Israeli jails

[ PIC 25/07/2013 – 05:16 PM ]


RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian human rights sources revealed Thursday that 12 Palestinian prisoners continue their open hunger strike in Israeli jails.

The oldest hunger striker is Ayman Issa Hamdan from Bethlehem who declared an open hunger strike since April 28 protesting his administrative detention, Palestinian Prisoners Society said.

It is noteworthy that seven of these prisoners have declared their hunger strike since more than 80 days.

PPS stated that the Israeli military authorities have extended the arrest of dozens of captives detained in Israeli jails.

Salem Military Court has extended the arrest of 6 prisoners, while Jalama military court has extended the arrest of 12 detainees pending interrogation.

Furthermore, the military courts in Ofer and Ashkalon detention centers have renewed the arrested of 8 Palestinian detainees to complete the interrogation.

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Report: Published by Adalah, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel and Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights | June 26, 2012

“On Torture” is an edited volume of essays by Palestinian, Israeli and international legal and medical experts and practitioners based on presentations that they gave during a workshop held in Jerusalem in April 2011 entitled, “Securing Accountability for Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment (CIDT) in Israel: New Trends and Comparative Lessons”.

The essayists explore the history of torture in Israel, the daily challenges that practitioners face in seeking accountability for torture and CIDT in Israel, and the changing face of torture.


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