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#PalHunger | Imprisoned Palestinian Soccer Player Perilously Close to Death

Al Monitor | Rimon Margia | Thursday, Jun 7, 2012 Mahmoud Sarsak, 25, a soccer player on the Palestinian National Team, has been under administrative detention in Israeli prison for three years, on suspicion of involvement in activities of the Islamic Jihad organization. He continues the hunger strike that he began more than 80 days […]

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#PalHunger | Hunger-striking soccer player Mahmoud Sarsak briefly hospitalized

Maan News Agency | Updated June 8, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities transferred a long-term Palestinian hunger-striker to hospital on Thursday after prison health officials expressed concern about his condition, an official said. Israeli Prison Service spokeswoman Sivan Weizman said Mahmoud al-Sarsak, who has been on hunger strike for 81 days, was taken to […]

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#PalHunger | Mahmoud Sarsak continues his hunger strike for the 85th day running

[ PIC 07/06/2012 – 03:17 PM ] GAZA,(PIC)–The Palestinian detainee Mahmoud Sarsak, 28, has entered the 85th day of his grueling hunger strike which is considered the longest hunger strike in Palestinian history, protesting against his renewable administrative detention without charge or trial for more than three years. The detainee Sarsak is now in a […]

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