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Hunger strike continues for fifth consecutive day

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners – Category Maan News Agency | October 1, 2011 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are on hunger strike for the fifth consecutive day in protest of being forced into isolation cells and being deprived of family visits. Popular Front officials say the Israeli prison […]

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UN refugee agency marks 5 years of Gaza siege

June 14, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — “If the aim of the blockade policy was to weaken the Hamas administration, the public employment numbers suggest this has failed,” a UNRWA spokesman said Tuesday as the UN marks Gaza’s fifth year under intense Israeli siege. Commenting on a report released by the UN agency charged with providing […]

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