1,000 Palestinians to go on hunger strike in Israeli jail

Some 4600 Palestinian detainees, including 12 women and 187 children, are currently held in Israeli prisons

1,000 Palestinians to go on hunger strike in Israeli jail

World Bulletin/News Desk

Nearly one thousand Palestinian prisoners in the on Sunday notified the Israeli Negev prison administration of their intention to go on hunger strike next month, according to a Palestinian NGOS.

"The strike is a protest against humiliating inspections of and insults to the families of the prisoners and the deliberate delay of visiting hours," the Palestinian Prisoner Club said in a statement.

The prisoners are also complaining against medical negligence, it added.

Some 4600 Palestinian detainees, including 12 women and 187 children, are currently held in Israeli prisons, according the Prisoners' Affairs Ministry.

 

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